Coinbase Is Still ‘Looking Into How To Best Add Lightning’

After being asked “Why do you continue to ignore bitcoin and lightning?” by Block’s Jack Dorsey on Twitter on July 26, 2023, today Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong finally responded with:”We’re looking into how to best add Lightning. It’s non-trivial, but I think worth doing. I’m all for payments taking off in Bitcoin. Not sure why you think we’re ignoring Bitcoin – we’ve onboarded more people to Bitcoin than probably any company in the world. Let’s build it together.”Michael Rihani, Product Lead at Cash App, had this to add to the conversation:Armstrong has already said that Coinbase will integrate Lightning four months ago. Back on April 8, 2023, he tweeted:At the same time, other commentators had quite a different answer to the original Jack Dorsey’s question:

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