What is a .base domain?
Handshake is an open source blockchain project for domain name registration that works alongside the DNS naming system. Handshake blockchain domains are opening up the top-level domain namespace with highly anticipated domains. .BASE is a secure home base on the new Internet. Censorship is becoming more prevalent as corporations crack down on free speech in order to protect their own financial interests. .BASE is a censorship-resistant solution for sharing content on the new Internet.
Users will be able to register .BASE domain names for their website, email, blog, etc. but will require browser extensions and DNS settings to resolve. We are optimistic that blockchain domains like .BASE domain will inspire a new age of possibly for the Internet where domain owners have full ownership over their domain names.