29 Mar '17, 3pm

Austin company tries its hand at an "alternative root"

Austin company tries its hand at an "alternative root"

Want to register something.new? You can, but there’s a catch. Users on Authenticated Reality’s “The New Internet” will need to scan the back of their driver’s license. An Austin company has launched something like an “alternative root” for domain names. Authenticated Reality is launched “The New Internet “, a service that allows people to register any domain name they want on both the left and right side of the dot. The catch is that these domain names will only work for people that use the company’s software when they browse the web. Alternative domain name structures are not new. A well-known example is new.net , a company that offered alternative top level domain name endings and required users to use a browser plugin to access them. The only way to make an alternative root work is to gets tens of millions (hundreds?) to use the software. Companies have previously tried...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2017/03/29/austin-company-tries...

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