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  • Title: Началась регистрация бесплатных доменов .pirate
    • Date: 16 May 2012
    • URL:
    • Publication:
    • Author: -
    • Quote: "Несмотря на запрет, в интернете действует десяток альтернативных DNS, в том числе инновационная NameCoin P2P DNS, которая не управляется никакой организацией, а вместо этого копия базы данных хранится у каждого пользователя (узла сети). "







  • Title: Bitcoin: censorship-resistant currency and domain name system to the people
    • Date: 2011-06-20
    • URL:
    • Publication: Dissertation, Piet Zwart Institute, Hogeschool Rotterdam
    • Author: Dusan Barok
    • Quote: "... in April 2011, the first version of Namecoin was released (Vinced, 2011). The software uses a new blockchain, separate from the main Bitcoin chain, and introduces a fully functional de-centralised DNS system ... "

  • Title: Wikileaks endorses Bitcoin and Namecoin

  • Title: The Rise of Namecoin
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    • Date: 2011-06-07
    • Publication: The Bitcoin Sun,
    • Author: Garrett
    • Quote: "For only having been in active development for a month and a half, namecoin is showing impressive progress. Much like bitcoin it is a potentially paradigm altering technology, though there is still quite a bit of work to do. According the the wiki, the namecoin software is still only halfway done, notably missing a GUI. A DNS proxy plugin for browsers and tools to build your own dns servers that resolve .bit domains are what come next, though may help out quite a bit by releasing their code into the public domain."


  • Title: Technological Jailbreak: Bitcoin to Namecoin

  • Title: Namecoin: децентрализирана и защитена DNS, бзирана на P2P


  • Title: [announce] Namecoin - a distributed naming system based on Bitcoin
    • Date: 2011-04-18, 02:52:59
    • URL:
    • Publication:
    • Author: vinced
    • Quote: "Namecoin is a naming system based on bitcoin with a few modifications. It is inspired by the bitdns discussion and recent failures of the DNS.
    • Quote: "Initially, two name spaces are defined - DNS and personal. The DNS name space is targetted towards a new distributed TLD, possibly .bit."
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