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>> Use the Handshake currency to participate in auctions hosted by no one in particular

Well, it looks like the short/good tlds were either reserved or already bought. To me it's just another failed distribution model/project. How many active handshake websites are there? 99% of the domains sold seem inactive, purchased for speculative resale value.

Guess what? I'm working on my own fork with a more value-based distribution(IMO).




actually... the tlds are gradually being parceled out via a seemingly random algorithm to prevent exactly the type of squatting you're complaining about. a LOT of TLDs still aren't available for purchase yet. the ones that are already in the top Alexa results were reserved for the people/companies that already owned the names in existing TLDs... again, to prevent squatting.


> Well, it looks like the short/good tlds were either reserved or already bought

That's up to debate I guess :) I'm sure people say the same about the web/internet today, but still good domains are being created every minute, because someone is more creative than the ones before.


The whole point(or at least most of it) of handshake was to have a fair distribution model. It's not like handshake is the first blockchain DNS system.




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