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Ledger

An immutable store of records that can only be appended (added to). Blockchains use decentralized ledgers as their core technology.

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Ledger Nano S

A popular hardware wallet, designed and sold by the French company Ledger Wallet.

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Light Node

A computer on a blockchain network that only verifies a limited number of transactions relevant to its dealings, making use of the simplified payment verification (Bitcoin SPV) mode.

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Lightning Network

A proposed feature extension to the Bitcoin’s Blockchain technology that’s designed to facilitate faster transactions and better scaling by off-chain agreements.

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Linkable Ring Signatures

The property of linkability allows one to determine whether any two signatures have been produced by the same member (under the same private key). The identity of the signer is nevertheless preserved. One of the possible applications can be an offline e-cash system.