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Like DNS, but for Ethereum wallet addresses

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Ethereum Name Service and what they use it for.
  • Don't trust, verify: Indexing ENS Domains with Subsquid
    While creating these tutorials, I choose Ethereum Name Service as an example, because it's a famous project, and quite frankly, also because I take these changes to study some subjects I am interested in (sue me! 😛). - Source: / 11 days ago
  • Domain registrar Gandi gets bought out, screws existing customers
    Maybe like ENS? - Source: Hacker News / 23 days ago
  • Domain Names as Handles in Bluesky
    > I hope this idea catches on This already exists with Ethereum Name Service (ENS) and Sign-in With Ethereum. - Source: Hacker News / 26 days ago
  • Binance to Suspend US Dollar Bank Transfers
    ENS is my go to example for something novel and useful that Ethereum enables. Instantly propagating private key based DNS. - Source: Hacker News / about 2 months ago
  • – A Complete Guide to Nostr
    One of the first applications of blockchains was DNS. (Namecoin) ENS is a modern form. ( I would say there's still some degree of centrality for ENS, but it is more decentralized than DNS. - Source: Hacker News / about 2 months ago
  • $850 USD to renew your own .dev domain which is owned by Google, insane
    You can always put your site behind a Handshake[1] or ENS[2] + Limo[3] setup. [1] [2] [3] - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • Code for simple .eth website?
    "Launch censorship-resistant decentralised websites with ENS. Upload your website to IPFS and access it with your ENS name.". - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Code for simple .eth website?
    Thanks, don't let these dorks discourage you. Pointing to websites is one of the first use cases mentioned on It links here: - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Tips to quickly access and keep track of your wallet on OS, exchanges, polygonscan, etc.
    Get a ENS domain from - since polygon is an EVM-based chain, it uses Ethereum addresses. This means that you can refer to your Reddit wallet via the ENS domain when it makes sense. e.g.,. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • ฿itcoin.eth shows malformed; not shown on marketplaces
    But shows it as "malformed" and "not a valid domain": - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Z-Library isn't really gone, but that maybe up to you.
    To add to the others mentioned, there's also the Ethereum Name Service. It can be used to reference regular IP addresses as well as IPFS and whatnot. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Telegram Update: Topics in Groups, Collectible Usernames, Voice-to-Text for Video Messages and More
    It's an ancient idea at this point, and definitely one of the good ones. There's also ENS, which is basically domain names for wallet addresses, except they require you to pay "rent" to keep them. I don't think Telegram's implementation requires it, so they're basically free to squat. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Z-Library isn't really gone, but that maybe up to you.
    ENS domains are fully decentralized with over 2 million domain registrants. They're managed on Ethereum's blockchain. They can be updated by someone with private keys or by smart contracts on Ethereum's blockchain. Over 10,000,000 people can already resolve them using MetaMask. And, another 50,000,000 can resolve them with Brave Browser. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Z-Library isn't really gone, but that maybe up to you.
    ENS domains are highly used. They're $5 each to register, and people with MetaMask or Brave Browser installed can resolve them. The ownership of the domain is managed on Ethereum's blockchain. They can be managed in the same way people think about Bitcoin addresses, or managed by a contract on Ethereum's blockchain. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Tim Berners-Lee: ‘Web3 is not the web at all’
    One piece that is for some reason insanely undervalued right now is: a global key sharing system with a baked-in reputation mechanism (you can burn cash to prove to the world you care about your public key). Combined with a human-readable naming system (like or, you've got the world's simplest and most useful auth system. SIWE ( is going to be... - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • Three reasons why you should buy an ENS domain name
    I'm not sure how it works with ledger but you basically go to with the wallet that has the ens nft and it lets you make changes, you will have to pay for gas fees on every transaction. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Is Shutting Down
    >perhaps someone could have setup a central name server to avoid name collisions, but who would you trust to run it? What happens when it goes down? Might as well just use dns. ENS ( solves this problem rather elegantly. A single source of truth that is decentralized so any app can use it without trusting anyone. It wasn't around when Mastadon was being built unfortunately but is useful for... - Source: Hacker News / 6 months ago
  • Are public keys as a domain name a thing?
    ENS domains want to do this AND make these human-readable, while remaining secure and decentralized (they use a blockchain). It has no interoperability with DNS currently (i.e., popular DNS servers do not support it), but there are some plans to get there maybe. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • The End of My Crypto Explorations
    There's also several projects attacking web3 social and identity: 1. - Source: Hacker News / 6 months ago
  • Ask HN: Ethereum and “the merge”: what could go wrong?
    Rather than attempt to divert your question to the same anti-crypto arguments, I will directly answer your question on 'what could possibly go wrong' with a single word: Centralization. This has always been a problem with Ethereum and the Merge doesn't solve that and it will just continue to go down that route and will increasingly be that way. As for a use-case, the only one which makes sense on the... - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • I own an .eth ENS i bought awhile ago, how can I link with my L2 wallet?
    You can check it here - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago

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