The Definitive Guide to Crypto Domain Names
Crypto Domain Names provide two main benefits: (1) a transparent infrastructure for access to and maintenance of new domain names, and (2) mapping of non-human friendly blockchain addresses to human friendly ones…
Namecheap did not acquire Handshake. That would be like saying Coinbase acquired Bitcoin. Namecheap bought 51% of namebase.io, which is just a website/marketplace for Handshake.
A great article!
Well there are always mixed attributes of any model or a solution. With ICANN & their central authority Internet in the last three decades or so has grown exponentially. Remember, in the web2 world domains of any TLD or gTLD are not duplicated; they are not identical.
However, with web3 the ownership is permissionless but it opens up few obvious problems. Any person or an entity could create a TLD over any chain that could be duplicated making it heaven for squatters & chaos for the end users.
Future solutions should address to this problem