The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) has issued a bounty of 20 BTC in order to improve the usability and privacy of Bitcoin and the Lightning Network. The foundation has divided the bounty into 10 separate challenges, each worth 2 BTC. These challenges involve various aspects such as user control, privacy, encryption, and mobile Lightning address generation. Submissions will be reviewed by external industry experts, and the deadline for application is December 31, 2024. The unclaimed bounties will go back to HRF’s Bitcoin Development Fund. The HRF had previously launched a bitcoin bounty with Strike in 2021. Additionally, the article mentions upcoming events and provides links to other news and research topics.

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