The Shake: Jan. 30, 2022
A publication on Handshake and the Decentralized Web.
Life of a DNS query, by Julia Evans
This Week in Handshake
↳ Hyperzone Handshake provides a trustless, open, and globally consistent namespace for TLDs. It is, however, unopinionated on subdomains. Hyperzone is an experimental protocol for trustless SLD auctions, registrations, and zone storage on Handshake.
↳ SiteCheck Test your handshake websites to find issues with DNS, DNSSEC and DANE (HTTPS). Along w/ DNSSEC graph and logs, SiteCheck shows what part of your setup has issues + suggests solutions.
↳ Community Call Join us at 12PST to talk about predictions on the dWeb, market trends with names, name usage, and answer any questions.
↳ Guide Setting up a HNS Bridge DNS Resolver & HNSD light client
Hashrate: 15.49 PH/s
Network hash rate continues its steady climb upward.
Names Registered: 2.9M (+2.5% 7d)
Each spike in daily bids has been associated with an increased rate of name registrations. Now, names are approaching the 3 million mark as we head into February and Handshake’s second birthday.
Namebase Marketplace: 1.65M
January secondary market volume rebounds to close as the fourth highest month on record.
Around the DWeb
↳ Let’s Encrypt is revoking lots of SSL certificates issued within the last 90 days due to a bug, starting January 28, 2022. The move could impact millions of active Let's Encrypt certificates.
↳ Towards a New Internet Thoughts on how the DWeb crosses the chasm
↳ Shields Fully on chain SVG-based NFTs allowing individual elements to be composed directly into other on chain work easily.
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