Decred Cross-chain Atomic Swaps: Eliminating Trust from Trades

So, you know that Decred aims to take decentralization to a whole new level, right? We?re talking a decentralized cryptocurrency with decentralized decision-making, decentralized funding, and decentralized development. Just when you thought the future of Decred couldn?t get any more decentralized, the release of a new tool has taken the concept one step further!

On-Chain Atomic Swaps

As many of you know, yesterday marked the first cross-chain atomic swap between Decred and Litecoin. This is an important step in a direction that allows users to conduct trustless, cross-chain, over-the-counter (?OTC?) trades without a third party.