Tuesday, December 7, 2021


Main privacy-focused browser Courageous is the newest browser to combine assist for decentralized domains by blockchain area title supplier Unstoppable Domains.

Courageous introduced Thursday that its browser now supplies native assist for the crypto area title firm, permitting customers to seamlessly entry “.crypto” domains through desktop and Android functions.

The brand new characteristic unlocks entry to 30,000 decentralized web sites and greater than 700,000 blockchain domains registered with Unstoppable Domains. By the mixing, the Courageous browser is supporting a decentralized community not counting on the standard Area Identify System, which is commonly related to privateness points and different dangers like hijacking, denial-of-service assaults and phishing assaults.

A Courageous consultant instructed Cointelegraph that the brand new browser integration makes use of Cloudflare’s DNS over HTTPS technique to resolve Unstoppable Domains by default. The mixing may be additionally configured to resolve over the Ethereum blockchain within the Courageous settings, as Courageous co-founder and chief expertise officer Brian Bondy famous. “There’s a further setting which may solely be set from settings displayed under named Ethereum. When that is set, the decision will happen on the Ethereum blockchain immediately and the web page will end in an IPFS CID,” he defined.

Settings for resolving Unstoppable Domains. Supply: Courageous

In distinction with conventional domains which can be saved on behalf of the consumer by custodians like GoDaddy or Google Domains, .crypto domains are saved in cryptocurrency wallets. When a consumer claims a blockchain area, it’s minted as a nonfungible token, or NFT, on the Ethereum blockchain, offering full possession and management. Such domains may level to content material hosted on the InterPlanetary File System or to cryptocurrency addresses, simplifying the method of sending and receiving crypto on wallets and exchanges like Coinbase.

“Unstoppable Domains was a pure match for us, giving our customers entry to the decentralized internet with the flexibility to go to any .crypto area title. From registering .crypto domains to internet hosting an NFT artwork gallery, to sending and receiving crypto, the probabilities are limitless for Courageous customers,” Bondy mentioned.

“We see Web3 as the way forward for the web, the place everybody has possession and management of their very own content material. Courageous’s integration with Unstoppable Domains means easy accessibility to the decentralized web with out the trouble of browser extensions or customized DNS settings,” Unstoppable Domains co-founder and CEO Matthew Gould famous.

As beforehand reported by Cointelegraph, .crypto domains have already been accessible on main mainstream browsers since February through Cloudflare’s integration. In April, crypto-friendly web browser Opera expanded its .crypto support to browsers on all platforms together with iOS, Android, Home windows, Mac and Linux.