Archive | January, 2015

The Road to Universal .p2p Resolution

I came to BitShares with the express purpose of convincing them to reinvigorate their .p2p efforts.  Thankfully, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the .p2p initiative had fizzled not due to lack of interest but of bandwidth.  The core development team liked my overall plan and I would like to present my roadmap for […]

DNSChain Routers: Still Broken

Since my original critique, DNSChain has moved to claiming that their client/server model does not rely on third party trust because they think that they can get Namecoin installed into home routers and personal PlugPCs which “everyone” will configure their clients to connect back to.  This is infeasible and unnecessarily ties their security model to a regressive form of third […]

DNSChain Considered Harmful

DNSChain is a DNS server that uses Namecoin as a backend, but compromises Namecoin’s security without any improvements to usability or legacy interoperability.  However, DNSChain’s faulty and grandiose claims have led to a frightening degree of interest and adoption.  The Namecoin blog is not the place to engage misguided projects but, as an official Namecoin […]

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