Code is Law
November 28, 2011 6:42 PM Subscribe
posted by jeffburdges (26 comments total)
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is an open source
fully decentralized peer-to-peer search engine designed
prevent any single entity from exercising power over
In related news, the Namecoin
) has apparently diverted
developer interest away from the p2p DNS
project (.p2p), which showed so much promise one year ago.
Also, the U.S. has seized
domains this month, roughly 1 year after the seizure of 82 domains that prompted
p2p DNS. Except this round the European Parliament has condemned
unilateral domain name seizures by the U.S.
Namecoin is heavily based on the Bitcoin source code, but not the block chain that assigns ownership of bitcoins.