Lightning Network faces criticism from pro-XRP lawyer John Deaton By Cointelegraph

Lawyer and cryptocurrency supporter John Deaton has criticized the Lightning Network, deeming it less effective than the “Spend The Bits” protocol on the Ledger (XRPL). Lightning is a layer-2 scaling solution for . It is designed to improve the scalability and efficiency of Bitcoin (BTC) transactions by enabling off-chain, peer-to-peer transactions.

In an Oct. 21 X (formerly Twitter) post, Deaton revealed he is an angel investor in Spend the Bits, as well as its chief legal officer.