As Handshake crossed seven millions registered top-level domains this week, we airdropped all Handshake second-level domains on the Impervious Registry (including .contract, .f, etc) a commemorative NFT.
Namedrops are a method to utilize Handshake dSLDs bridged to Ethereum to enable airdrops to user controlled wallets. Our initial namedrop — built with holders.at and create.zora.co — is intended to serve as a reference for various kinds of asset distribution across namespaces. Any individual TLD / community can apply this concept to their unique set of SLD / users. Some examples for namedrop uses cases include:
Governance of subdomain registration fees
Access to digital or physical spaces
Look out for a demo this week for how to create your own namedrop, and let us know how you might use it.
🤝 What’s Shaking
This Week in Handshake
Checkpoints will make Handshake light name resolution even lighter by providing enough data to sync the chain from ANY arbitrary non-genesis block.
Varo New REDIRECT record types are now live. Instead of doing an ALIAS and a TXT with weird syntax, you can now just create a REDIRECT record.
CDNs Read about how Media Network dCDN leverages .dcdn Handshake names for their decentralized content delivery network.
Flux How to deploy a Handshake full node using the Flux network.
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