News

Unstoppable Domains, an Ethereum-based project that allows users to create “.crypto” website URLs, has been integrated into Cloudflare’s Distributed Web Resolver. Following the integration, users will be able to access Unstoppable Domains’ blockchain addresses from any browser.

Previously, websites created under Unstoppable Domains’ .crypto extension were only accessible via browsers that had already opted to include access to them. Through Cloudflare’s use of DNS over HTTPS, all web browsers connected to the internet will now be able to access .crypto sites.

Whereas traditional domain name providers subject users to yearly renewal fees and control masses of websites via centralized data centers, blockchain-based domains remain completely within the user’s control. Common threats that come with running a traditional website — such as privacy breaches, arbitrary censorship and phishing attempts — are all irrelevant on a blockchain-based domain service.

Matthew Gould, CEO of Unstoppable Domains, referenced the now commonplace occurrence of internet data breaches, and the ever-invasive encroachment of Big Tech’s monopoly on the web, as the project’s raison d’etre. Gould said:

“In a time when data breaches have become commonplace, while privacy and ownership over an individual’s own digital assets is paramount, centralized control has been called into question by many forward-thinking people and companies. This new system is different. It puts the control back where it should be, back in the hands of the user.”

Backed by venture capitalist Tim Draper, Unstoppable Domains launched in 2018 and has secured millions of dollars in funding to date. Almost half a million domain names have reportedly been created through Unstoppable Domains thus far.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

New Peer to Peer Exchange Provides Africans with an Alternative to Paxful
Why Bitcoin Price Could Start Strong Increase Above $50K
Ninepoint partners to Host Virtual Event with Bitcoin Industry Leaders
Where does the future of DeFi belong: Ethereum or Bitcoin? Experts answer
Machine Gun Kelly & Megan Fox Share Giant Red Flags on Valentine’s Day
$1 Million per BTC in 10 Years: ‘In Terms of Dollars Bitcoin Is Going to Infinity,’ Says Kraken CEO

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *