[dns-operations] blockchain DNS

Mark Jeftovic markjr at easydns.com
Sat Jan 27 01:53:01 UTC 2018

Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

>> But I've long wondered if there is a hybrid option where we have a
>> blockchain where one can pin DNS RR's can act as a kind of
>> "lookaside" for mission critical domains - but that would
>> necessitate resolvers being aware of it.
> And there is the interesting question of what to do if there is a
> discrepancy: which one is correct?

Well the way I envision it, you wouldn't look at the blockchain unless
none of the auth ns were answering.

>> The .XYZ registry is working with ENS WG to integrate .xyz domains
>> into ENS so that example.xyz can be used as an ethereum contract or
>> wallet address. See:
>> https://medium.com/the-ethereum-name-service/how-to-claim-your-dns-domain-on-ens-e600ef2d92ca
> Hmmm, this paper does not mention any involvment of the .XYZ registry
> (and there is nothing about it on the nic.xyz Web site). Their
> solution can work with any signed TLD.

Yes it can. I won't speak for XYZ but they are receptive to making this

- mark

Mark Jeftovic <markjr at easydns.com>
Founder & CEO, easyDNS Technologies Inc.

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