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Alt-root blockchain domains discussed at recent ICANN meeting

Why are they gaining steam and what does it mean for “real” top level domains? There was a bit of discussion about blockchain-based domains at ICANN 73 this month. The concept of an alt root is as old as ICANN, and previous iterations of these have failed to obtain the popularity necessary to compete with […]

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Blockchain domains and the big challenges they face

It will take a lot to overcome the challenges of previous alt-root naming attempts. Right now, there’s a lot of talk about blockchain-based, decentralized naming systems. The pitch for blockchain-based domains usually covers two things. First, these domains can be used as easy-to-remember wallet addresses. Much like how domain names are easier to remember than […]

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Unstoppable Domains takes its blockchain trademark campaign to Canada

Company wants to trademark terms like blockchain and crypto for domain name registration. Unstoppable Domains, a company that offers alt-root domain names based on blockchain technology, has filed 21 trademark applications in Canada covering its top level domains and the Unstoppable brand. The company also recently filed for a U.S. trademark for the term blockchain, […]

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Want a .wallet #domain name? Now you can!

If you’re into crypto and are after related domains, rejoice. Unstoppable Domains has made available its .Wallet range of NFT domains (domains on the blockchain.) In doing so, Unstoppable Domains partnered with Trust Wallet, IMToken, Bread Wallet...
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USPTO continues to refuse trademarks for alt-root and prospective top level domains

Companies are still trying to trademark top level domains but the USPTO says no. Examiners at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office must feel like a broken record. Despite making it clear that the USPTO won’t issue trademarks for marks acting as top level domains, applicants keep trying. Unstoppable Domains, a company that offers blockchain-based […]

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Unstoppable Domains launching 8 new alt-root blockchain domains

Company will also airdrop $100 million + for people to buy the domains with. Unstoppable Domains, a company that offers an alternative, blockchain-based domain name system, is releasing 8 new top level domain names. The new domain extensions are .blockchain, .888, .wallet, .x, .bitcoin, .coin, .nft, and .dao. Unstoppable Domains recently applied for trademarks or […]

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Unstoppable domains files trademark applications for .NFT, .Doge and others

Company that provides alt-root domain names filed trademark applications for new extensions. Unstoppable Domains, a company that sells alt-root domain names that use blockchain technology, recently filed trademark applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for future namespaces. The company filed applications for .nft, .doge, .web3, .dao, .bch, .blockchain, .go, .x, .888 and […]

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Opera to support alt-root .Crypto domain names

Opera users can now visit alt-root .crypto domain names from their browser. Unstoppable Domains, a blockchain-based domain name system alternative, announced today that the Opera browser for Android will support its .crypto domain name. .Crypto is an alternate-root domain name, meaning it’s not part of the domain name system that most people use. Users need […]

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Unstoppable Domains raises $4 million for blockchain domain names

Domains-on-blockchain company gets major funding boost. Unstoppable Domains, a company that is launching domain names on blockchain technology, has raised $4 million in a Series A financing. Draper Associates led the round. Previous investor Boost VC also participated in the round. The company has raised $4.7 million to date. Unstoppable Domains founder Matthew Gould explained […]

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