[photo] Mark Jeftovic

easyDNS CEO, Career Contrarian & AntiGuru

The New TLDs are Here. Do You Really Need Yourname.BLARGH?

Picture-161It's been a long time coming, but as of a few months ago, the onslaught of the new Top Level Domains ("TLDs") has commenced. This is quite the game-changer because the sheer volume of new TLDs necessitates a different strategy for protecting one's interests than was the general convention of the past.

In the past, everybody (except maybe us), would try to whip all their customers into a frenzy around the concept "Get your name under [dot]whatever before somebody else does!" (We were usually a bit more stand-offish about it, being deeply skeptical of that entire model).

Not every new … Read the rest

What the recent US Government announcement about transitioning the root really means.

nwo_agendaI was away when the big announcement came out. The news was, more or less,

US GOVERNMENT RELINQUISHES CONTROL OF THE INTERNET!!!!!”

and I put it in all caps and underlined and with a lot of !!!! because the people who are busily talking about it in that context… Read the rest are typically newbie type half-wits, or journalists. The latter of which are barely distinguishable from the former, only because they aren’t as intelligent and their knuckles tend to drag lower on the pavement when they walk.

Sorry if that sounds harsh, but this is the second time in less

The Mt. Gox Implosion Could Be the Ultimate Triumph of Unregulated, Free Markets

ImplosionYes, you read that correctly.

How could the destruction of the single, largest chunk of the bitcoin economy be good for bitcoin… Read the rest, and good for free markets?

How can a market value of anywhere between 20% and 30% of …

YOU have a moral obligation to use crypto.

we_want_you_to_use_cryptoToday is The Day We Fight Back, a global initiative to send a message to our overlords that we're not thrilled about being spied on, subject to mass surveillance and basically living in an Orwellian nightmare.

Ordinarily we're not big "joiners" or "petition pushers", we think taking action has more efficacy. However, this is in it's own way doing just that. It is simply unfathomable to me how low on people's radar this issue is.

When the first revelations began surfacing that the NSA had basically implemented a surveillance state, I commented privately "just wait, eventually it will come … Read the rest

Bitcoin witch hunts vs Bankster adoration

btc_burned_at_the_stakeIt sends a chill down your spine when you hear the news that somebody you had just met at a conference a few months ago… Read the rest, a like minded individual representing a global movement you are  in complete alignment with, …

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