Mastodon is in the news lately and there is a lot of fresh interest. This article will take you through the background of what it is, why it’s experiencing a surge in popularity and how you can participate in “The Fediverse” from an individual, group or node operator level. What is Mastodon? Mastodon is an […]
The long awaiting Ethereum Merge occurred in the early hours of Sept 15th. It didn’t take long for the scammers to start sending out fake emails urging the recipients to upgrade their client/account/whatever in order to be able to stay current under the new system.
We were the first ICANN registrar to support Ethereum Name Service (ENS) linking to legacy IANA TLDs, starting with .XYZ back in 2018 and then earlier this year with many others, including .COM. That means you could use your .XYZ or .COM domain as an Ethereum wallet address, NFT, etc. We’ve now gone a step […]
Recently, an article I wrote for Bitcoin Magazine talked about how we can use DNS underscore scoping to better abstract Lightning addresses and even create a de facto specification that could work on any resource (like a wallet or a smart contract) across all blockchains.
As you may know (unless you don’t because you have no internet), the Canadian provider Rogers is experiencing a nationwide network outage affecting internet, mobile payments, phone service, etc. Core services here at easyDNS are unaffected. We have some reports that customers attempting to pay for services are unable to do so (seems confined to […]
It seems like every tech company in existence has updated their terms of service over the last year, and we realized that we haven’t done that yet. Even worse, when we reviewed our own Plain English Terms of Service it became readily apparent that they were too transparent and understandable. That makes it difficult to […]