Owners of payment nodes gain very little in exchange of freezing vast amounts of their own Bitcoins. It is a dangerous downward trend.
The Telegram Open Network offers a compiler for porting Ethereum DApps and smart contracts.
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Developers of Ethereum smart contracts and distributed apps (DApps) will be able to port them on TON. The Telegram Open Network is building a Solidity compiler for its blockchain. Changes in the original code might be required. It could be a solution to the congestion and scalability problems which plague Ethereum.