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staticsafe me at staticsafe.ca
Sat Nov 2 09:10:02 PDT 2013


On 11/2/2013 02:31, phreedom at yandex.ru wrote:
> And you still have problems with phishing thanks to being able to "register" a 
> similar domain.
> 
> Of course, despite its shortcomings, namecoin is better than the existing 
> "global namespaces" which are outright run by hostile entities.

Hostile? What hostility? Which entity?

> 
> Global namespaces seem to be a solution looking for a problem though. In the 
> world full of QR codes and text messaging, sharing your unique ID is not a 
> problem, bookmarking/address book handles assigning a memorable name or even 
> several descriptive names.
> 
> How many people use google search bar as their address bar to locate the sites 
> they already know about? Which of the window manufacturers/installers should 
> get windows.com domain?
> 
> What is the use case for a global namespace? I for sure won't shed a tear if 
> it disappears.
> 


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