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How will Lightning effect the privacy properties of Monero?

There's a lot of talk about using lightning to scale Bitcoin by allowing payment channels, But Bitcoin has a lot of properties that don't easily translate to Monero. The primary concern for me seems ...
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Will Monero need SegWit to implement the Lightning Network? [duplicate]

I have heard that many other coins need to implement SegWit to allow them to enable the Lightning Network. Is this something that Monero will have to do?
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Compare solutions for instant payments. Lightning Network vs Daughter-chain

Lightning Network in Bitcoin ecosystem can bring instant payments and better scalability. I've read that daughter-chain is one possible solution to bring instant payments into monero, but also that ...
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Could something like the Bitcoin Lightning Network be implemented for Monero?

Could something like the Bitcoin Lightning Network be implemented for Monero? What differences make a Monero implementation of the Lightning Network (or equivalent) more or less difficult than the ...