Add in Confidential Transactions + Assets and it is hard for the block-signer to selectively block due to the higher crypto-fungibility. Time-stamp and proof of publication in mainchain like @commerceblock adds helps to transferably prove single history to catching up fullnodes.
They could prevent it, analogous to the way that a Bitcoin fullnode rejects or ignores invalid blocks and forks it does not know about. The approach, which I think @commerceblock uses too, would be that the final settlement is probabilistic from Bitcoin PoP/timestamp. @TTrevethan
so in summary yes Liquid is quite interconnected with Bitcoin, as other layer2s and history/future of live-testing innovations. obviously there are other layer2s like lightning, rootstock. and other elements contributors and (non peg) sidechain @commerceblock and drive-chains.
Alrighty punks! Surprise Special Edition in ~30 minutes! @gregory_nico and @TTrevethan from @commerceblock sat down to talk about their sidechain platform Ocean and Mainstay protocol. (There might also be an easter egg curveball topic in there too ;) ) https://youtu.be/0Gl1_eJNT_Q pic.twitter.com/dQw3BmRv5t
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