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Are registrars doing enough to explain Handshake domains to customers?

Registrars warn customers, but is it enough? Handshake is one of the many competing systems trying to bring the concept of domain names to blockchain. It competes with Ethereum Name Service, Unstoppable Domains, and a handful of other initiatives. It’s unique in that a couple of mainstream domain name registrars offer the domains alongside traditional […]

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All about Handshake – DNW Podcast #411

A deep dive into Handshake domain names. I talk to a lot of people who believe blockchain-based domains will solve all of the internet’s problems. They dismiss any counter-arguments and questions. Nole Oppermann of Hey TX is not one of those people. He’s a big believer in blockchain domains (especially Handshake), but he also recognizes […]

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Unstoppable Domains kills .coin in the name of .wallet

Blockchain domain seller disables .coin domains to bolster its argument that first to market has exclusive rights. Blockchain domain seller Unstoppable Domains has killed its .coin top level domain name after discovering a name collision. And although it doesn’t mention .wallet directly, its rationale is clearly designed to address the controversy over .wallet. In a […]

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Namecheap is behind legal pushback against Unstoppable Domains

Company’s Namebase business is funding legal challenge. NameBase, a Handshake domain platform owned by domain registrar Namecheap, is funding a legal challenge to Unstoppable Domains. Unstoppable Domains sued Gateway Registry, a rival to NameBase, after Gateway started offering .wallet domains in the Handshake system. Unstoppable offers a competing .wallet extension in its own platform. Gateway […]

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Unstoppable Domains and .wallet Handshake owner file dueling lawsuits

Fight escalates between Unstoppable Domains and Handshake. Blockchain domain name company Unstoppable Domains and the owner of .wallet in the rival Handshake system have sued each other. The lawsuits come on the heels of Unstoppable Domains’ lawsuit against Gateway Registry and its owner. Unstoppable sued those parties after Gateway started offering .wallet registrations in Handshake. […]

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Unstoppable Domains asks court not to let .wallet owner intervene

Unstoppable argues it’s too late and that the registrant (maybe) isn’t impacted by the injunction. Unstoppable Domains has asked a court not to let the owner of the .wallet Handshake domain intervene in a lawsuit filed against Gateway Registry and its owner. Unstoppable filed the lawsuit against Gateway Registry, its owner James Stevens, and John […]

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Sparks fly at blockchain domain panel during NamesCon

Rival protocols argue over name collisions. A panel about blockchain domain names at NamesCon today devolved into a fight between Handshake proponents and Unstoppable Domains founder Brad Kam. Unstoppable Domains recently sued a technology provider that introduced second level .wallet domains based on the Handshake system. Unstoppable offers a competing .wallet extension in its own […]

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.Wallet Handshake owner steps in to defend domain in court

Registrant of .wallet on Handshake asks court to allow him to intervene. The registrant of the .wallet top level domain in Handshake, Scott Florcsk, has filed with a court to intervene in a lawsuit related to the domain. Unstoppable Domains, one of many competing blockchain domain initiatives, filed a lawsuit against Gateway Registry and its […]

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Namecheap appears ready to fight Unstoppable Domains

Namecheap’s CEO appears to throw weight behind .wallet and defending the Handshake blockchain domain system. For a day, it appeared that blockchain domain company Unstoppable Domains picked the right fight to argue its first-to-offer-a-blockchain-TLD-gets-exclusive-rights argument. The company sued Gateway.io, a registry/registrar technology provider for Handshake domains, after Gateway.io started offering .wallet addresses. Unstoppable Domains also […]

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Unstoppable Domains asks for injunction against “counterfeit” Handshake .wallet domain

Company argues first to offer second level blockchain domains in a TLD should get exclusive rights to it. After filing a lawsuit against Gateway.io over the Handshake .wallet domain two weeks ago, Unstoppable Domains has asked the court for a preliminary injunction (pdf) to stop the sale of the competing domains. In its request, Unstoppable […]

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