[bitcoin-dev] MAD-HTLC

Tejaswi Nadahalli nadahalli at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 10:44:59 UTC 2020

On Fri, Jul 3, 2020 at 12:17 PM ZmnSCPxj <ZmnSCPxj at protonmail.com> wrote:

> > In fact, one rule of thumb might be that wherever watchtowers are
> required, a timelocked bribe might be possible.
> I think a better heuristic is that, if the logic of the construction
> assumes "transaction with earlier locktime supersedes transaction with
> later locktime", then it is timelocked-bribery-vulnerable.

That's true by definition. Timelocked bribes are, well, going to be
possible when there are timelocks. I was going more for an "indirect clue"
that wherever a watchtower is proposed, a timelocked bribe is possible.
This is entirely a pedantic point :-)
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