Blockstack

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Muneeb Ali
Muneeb AliMakerHiring@muneeb · Co-founder, Blockstack. Princeton PhD.
So only if they had blockchains back in 1980s, we could've built a secure, truly decentralized internet right from the beginning ...
Vijay Michalik
Vijay Michalik@vijaymichalik · Tech Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan
Really great work guys- there are so many issues with DNS, being a centralised point of weakness built when the Internet was in its infancy. An immutable changelog can help track errors and malicious interference. What's the grand vision for your namespace listings for other decentralized applications?
Muneeb Ali
Muneeb AliMakerHiring@muneeb · Co-founder, Blockstack. Princeton PhD.
@vijaymichalik Thanks! The system itself is quite generic and we currently have a list of upcoming/potential namespaces here https://blockstack.org/docs/name.... A bunch of people are really interested in their specific use cases on top of this decentralized system; stay tuned for updates when these use cases get rolled out.
Niv Dror
Niv DrorHiring@nivo0o0 · VC at Shrug Capital
From @Naval's answer to Which non-financial related blockchain project are you most excited about?" on Ask Product Hunt: Blockstack. "Very ambitious project to decentralize identity and user data and to allow construction of fully decentralized applications. Applications that can't be shut down or censored, won't sell off user data, and don't lock users in. (disclaimer: investor, but I invest in anything I like in the space)"
Muneeb Ali
Muneeb AliMakerHiring@muneeb · Co-founder, Blockstack. Princeton PhD.
Update: We’ve been refining the design of our blockchain, peer network, and storage over the last years and in May 2017 released the details of these systems in a Blockstack whitepaper: http://blockstack.org/whitepaper...
Sam Doshi
Sam Doshi@samir_doshi · Co Founder @ Relayo.com
wow --- cool product