Namecoin Stats
Hash Algorithm SHA-256
Block Reward 50 NMC
Block Time 10 Minutes
Coin Cap 21 Million
Diff Adjustment 2016 Blocks
Release Date April 18, 2011

Namecoin s a cryptocurrency which also acts as an alternative, decentralized DNS, which would avoid domain name censorship by making a new top level domain outside of ICANN control, and in turn, make internet censorship much more difficult, as well as reduce downages.

Current Value (BCT-e)

Official Sites

Wallet Downloads

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Mining Info

At the time of writing, the only way of mining Namecoins efficiently is merged mining, i.e. Namecoins are mined as a free by-product of Bitcoin mining. Only a few mining pools offer merged mining, see: http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Comparison_of_mining_pools

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