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by justinwnewton
Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:30 pm
Forum: AMA - Ask Me Anything
Topic: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!
Replies: 9
Views: 3276

Re: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!

Hi Diogenes, Good question. The first thing to keep in mind is that we have published Wallet Names as an open source standard. Wallet Names can be self hosted and looked up without us even knowing that the name exists. As our service is built on top of DNSSEC (and optionally Namecoin) it is using a ...
by justinwnewton
Thu Nov 12, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: AMA - Ask Me Anything
Topic: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!
Replies: 9
Views: 3276

Re: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!

Hi notig,
We see our services as more complementary with Onename than competitive.

Justin
by justinwnewton
Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: AMA - Ask Me Anything
Topic: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!
Replies: 9
Views: 3276

Re: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!

Connie, Thanks for the question. A few thoughts: 1> Build products and services that solve a compelling problem for people, and do it in an intuitive and comfortable way. Users don't care about the epic world changing power of bitcoin, they want it to solve a problem that they have in a way that is ...
by justinwnewton
Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: AMA - Ask Me Anything
Topic: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!
Replies: 9
Views: 3276

Re: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!

Hi Roger, thanks for the kind words and question. Some places where you can use Wallet names to send today are https://www.purse.io and http://www.holytransaction.com . In a few days we will be releasing a Chrome extension that will allow you to use Wallet Names to send from any web based bitcoin or...
by justinwnewton
Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: AMA - Ask Me Anything
Topic: Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!
Replies: 9
Views: 3276

Hi, I'm Justin Newton, co-founder and CEO of Netki, Ask Me Anything!

Hello, I am the co-founder and CEO of Netki, creators of Wallet Name Service. After 20 years in the Internet startup scene, my co-founder and myself took our experience from the early commercialization of the Internet and applied it to the Bitcoin ecosystem, looking for barriers to mass market adopt...

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