Could Tesla CEO Elon Musk be Next in Line for Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch?
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao wants to hand off the Bitcoin Lightning Network “torch” to Tesla founder Elon Musk. | Source: Shutterstock
From Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to crypto billionaires, the Lightning Network torch is still a thing on social media. It most recently found its way into the hands of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao. Zhao, like many in the Bitcoin community, would like to see Tesla CEO Elon Musk grab the torch next.
Twitter Wants Elon Musk to Join Bitcoin’s Lightning Experiment
I am sure you will get it soon enough, let me harass brother @elonmusk a bit more. lol
— CZ Binance (@cz_binance) February 11, 2019
Litecoin creator Charlie Lee wanted it for himself, at the suggestion of Lightning Labs co-founder Elizabeth Stark.
Charlie hasn’t had it yet! @SatoshiLite 🔥⚡️
— elizabeth stark (@starkness) February 11, 2019
He took the opportunity to point out that many people don’t seem to “want” the torch.
I will take it off your hands since no one wants it. 😂
— Charlie Lee [LTC⚡] (@SatoshiLite) February 11, 2019
TakeTheTorch.online is progressively developing as a website and potentially a movement. Every time we visit it, the appearance has changed, and the list of people who’ve received the torch has grown longer. It now sports a meme gallery.
The recent Bitcoin price increase moved the value of the torch (3.21 million satoshis) to about $116.
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