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BTC transfers will become a lot faster with Liquid Network, said Jimmy Song.

Liquid Network is a sidechain that allows digital assets from one blockchain to be securely used in another blockchain. these assets can then be moved back to the original blockchain when necessary. Liquid Network adopted Federated Trust Model where a super majority of participants were required to sign off before transactions are successful, stated Song. 16 or 17 out of 23 need to agree before any transactions go through.

it is called Liquid as it provide liquidity to everybody, according to Song. it can even out prices. it is a good idea to provide liquidity between cryptocurrency exchanges.

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