Dot-BIT, the first project using namecoin, is building a domain name system (DNS) using the .bit TLD.
Our goal is to spread .bit domains by providing resources and tools to the community, from developers to end users.
September 18, 2011 - Version 0.3.24.63 released for testing. This version includes a fix for the time warp/zeitgeist attack
September 15, 2011 - Threatened 51% attack called off. Work continues on client upgrades. Merged mining still on for block 19200. Bug fix for time warp/zeitgeist attacks is in discussion.
September 14, 2011 - Updated client software is currently being prepared (with blockchain lockins). Expect to upgrade your clients in the near future, possibly multiple times. Latest development version is 3.24.62. Stay tuned for more info.
September 11, 2011 - A miner has threatened a 51% attack on the namecoin blockchain, claiming the attack will begin at block 19101.
September 2011 - Merged Mining to start at block 19200. Please plan to upgrade your clients before then. This is a mandatory upgrade as the validation rules have changed!
August 2011 - MasterPool.eu is first pool to announce adoption of Merged Mining. Trials on testnet running.
Jul 15, 2011 - Merged Mining between Namecoin and Bitcoin proposed