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Re: W3C Payments CG work item -- paywalls with micropayments

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 15:39:25 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLNZxiCgg3PCxX1qxW2oJfW0AMGwfDjpw+w_=fOnujnuw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Also for larger files :

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On Sun, 27 Jan 2019 at 15:16, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Some other data points
>
> BTCPay wordpress paywalls
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> https://twitter.com/BtcpayServer/status/1089282664115458048
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> Yalls paywall
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> https://yalls.org/
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> https://github.com/ElementsProject/wordpress-lightning-publisher
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> Lightning publisher for wordpress
>
>
>
> On Sun, 27 Jan 2019 at 09:44, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Chairs (aka Manu!) :)
>>
>> Would it be possible to take up micropayments over the lightning network
>> as a work item for this group?
>>
>> We have 2 people interested in this work (Michael Mumann and myself) and
>> I already chatting to Rene Pickhardt on the lightning dev mailing list who
>> has been extremely helpful.
>>
>> Here is a working proof of concept :
>>
>>
>> https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Hack_A_Lapp:_Introduction_to_Bitcoins_Lightning_Network_App_Development/C-Lightning_with_python
>>
>> As you can see in 15 minutes hacking time, it's possible to set up a
>> functioning paywall for a fraction of a cent.  I've tried it with the joule
>> lightning extension and it is seamless.
>>
>> There is enormous interest at the grass roots level in the lightning
>> network.  Which imho represents the best of breed, and definitive solution
>> for micro payments, right now.
>>
>> What's the next steps for making this a work item?  Write up the use
>> case?  Where, in the wiki?
>>
>> Anyone else interested in this use case?
>>
>> Best
>> Melvin
>>
>
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