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Questions related to the Ethereum Name Service, a distributed, extensible naming system based on the Ethereum blockchain.

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Who is the owner of ETH zone?

As I understand, .eth domain zone is a smart-contract. Does the owners of this smart contract delete record about .eth domain?
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ENS Resolver Transaction [duplicate]

If I want to find out which address a name resolves to, say example.eth, does this mean I need to send a transaction to the appropriate ENS contract for resolution? Does running a local node reduce ...
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Is there an API for looking up ENS records?

Currently I'm using this to do ens lookups: https://etherscan.io/enslookup But is there a public API I can use to do queries to see what each ens goes to?
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How can a history of addresses that have owned an ENS name be read on a block explorer?

ENS is nice, is it possibly to easily access a history of addresses that have owned an ENS name?
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ENS: Can a contract own an ENS name?

Can a contract own an ENS name? That would make it possibly to lock names for a period of time, making them immutable, so that the name can be trusted to continue to point to a certain contract.
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ENS: how to compute namehash from name in a smart contract? [duplicate]

using Solidity in a smart contract, how is the namehash computed from name ("foo.eth") ?
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ENS with Smart Contract [duplicate]

Is it possible to assign a name with Ethereum Name Service to a Smart Contract's address on a testnet? I found a description only for personal wallet.
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How do i reclaim OWNERSHIP of an ENS domain

new ENS user here. I have one problem and one question. Problem: I transferred ownership of my ENS domain to a CROWDSALE contract address, by using setOwner(). The goal was to use "myname-eth" to ...
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ENS Long lost bids

A year ago I made some bids for ENS names over at ens.domains but never revealed. Those bids and domains have now expired or passed on to other hands. I have about 0.25 ETH still locked away there. ...
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How to work with ENS without starting own node?

I am trying to get how to work with ENS. It is relatively clear how it works, but most questionable thing for me is whether it possible to work with, for instance, Ropsten resolver without running my ...
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Using ENS as address inside a contract [duplicate]

Is it possible to use a ENS name as an address in solidity, instead of having to use the usual long address? Example: address public _address = myname.eth;
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ENS look up an address

How do I resolve an ENS name to an address? Hopefully with a pretty interface, something my grandmom can use.
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What's the point of holding an ENS auction for a name nobody can see?

Earlier today I decided to register an ENS domain name for my wallet. As I read through the process on various sites about how it works, I think I understand it but I'm very surprised and confused ...
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Uploading ensutils,js to geth console

I am trying to upload ensutils.js from https://github.com/ethereum/ens to my geth console. I am using loadScript('/home/path/to/ensutils.js'). Every time I try it, it gives me an invalid address ...
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In ENS, what does the secret phrase encrypt?

The Ethereum Name Service uses a secret phrase to encrypt the bid. What is encrypted, to later be revealed during the reveal phase?
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How does the secret phrase work in ENS?

The secret phrase is used to encrypt a bid, and then to decrypt it. What type of encryption and decryption is used?
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Where is ENS deployed?

ENS is a deployed contract. Where is it? Specification: https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/blob/master/EIPS/eip-137.md And why didn't they specify that in the EIP?
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Can we resolve a contract address with ENS? [duplicate]

Is it possible to resolve a contract address with ENS? The reason for the question: if so, then could someone just change resolving address pointing it to some other address?
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What is the ENS-BurnAddress?

I stumbled upon this Ethereum address. Etherscan calls it the ENS-BurnAddress. Currently, the account holds more than $9,000,000 US. My guess is that this is used to impose a cost on each bid so ...
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ENS function startAuctionsAndBid

I've been working with ens via web3.js and ensutils.js but I'm stuck at startAuctionsAndBid function. If I try : var sbid = ethRegistrar.shaBid(web3.sha3('name'), eth.accounts[8], web3.toWei(0.01, '...
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ENS domain expiring and renewal

From what I understand, ENS is less than one year old at the time of this post. So, it follows that no domain has expired for any owner. No person has experience renewing the rights to their ENS ...
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It is possible to register a name in ENS (Ethereum Name Service) from Mist Wallet?

I want to register a name in ENS, but I have only done it from MyEtherWallet because everything is built-in. But now I want to use an address I have in Mist. It is possible to register a name in ENS ...
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Can an ENS name point to a contract address?

I know that an ethereum wallet address can have a ENS (Ethereum Name Service) name, but it is possible for a contract? So instead of giving the contract address is it possible to give the contract's ...
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Are there any public APIs for ENS lookup?

I want to add ENS support to an app I am building, and I am looking for a lightweight API which supports ENS to Ethereum address conversion. All the documentation shows how you can do this on the ...
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Can Metamask read Ethereum Name Service (ENS) addresses?

Is Metamask Chrome extension able to read an Ethereum Name Service (ENS) address?
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In Ethereum Name Service, once I won an auction, can I assign any address to that name?

Once I have won the auction, I can set the address for the name I just won. I use the setAddr function in the ENS Public Resolver Contract. The question is if that address can be any address or it ...
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Ethereum Name Service (ENS) is case-sensitive?

Are the ENS addresses case-sensitive? Making different example.eth from ExAmple.ETH? If I'm going to bid on a name I must pay attention on that?
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Use ENS with MyEtherWallet.com

When starting an auction for an .eth address on MyEtherWallet.com am I automatically placing a bid on the address or do I have to manually place a bid afterwards (and pay 0.01 ETH AGAIN)?
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How to see common ENS names that have been auctioned?

In the ENS documentation, it says that the "DApp" shows you when common ENS names are being auctioned. How do the DApp and the twitter bot know what names people are auctioning? The DApp and ...
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ENS: Hide name when creating an auction

Is it possible to hide the name in an ENS auction? If so, how do I go about doing this?
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List of currently open ENS bids

Is there any website which lists all of the currently open ENS bids? https://etherscan.io/ens does list them, but amidst a lot of other noise. Ideally, I'd like to see the time remaining before the ...
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ENS: Guessing bids amounts and protecting bid anonymity

Regarding adding ETH for extra anonymity on an ENS bid, @Arachnid said: Disguising the exact amount makes it more difficult for people who have guessed what name you are bidding on to also guess ...
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What is the "dicitionary" for?

When bidding via the ens registrar page, one has to wait until the dictionary loaded before the "bid" button can be used. What is this dictionary and what does it do? Why is it possible to bid after ...
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Open Auction again after succesful transaction - Why?

I'm using MetaMask for bidding via the ENS registrar DApp. It happens from time to time that the transaction for a bid is confirmed on etherscan, and also the .json file lists it NOT as pending. But ...
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ENS .eth names are secretly auctioned. Why is this name publicly visible during auction?

Why is the name "newmovies.eth" visible on Etherescan in the startAuctionsAndBid public transaction with the ENS .eth Registrar? It shows: ENS StartAuction for newmovies.eth I thought that name ...
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Can I watch an ENS name like I can watch a token?

When I buy an ERC20 token, I can 'watch' it with my Mist or Parity wallet. And, I don't have to go to any websites. Is there a similar thing to do with an ENS name? I won four auctions a couple of ...
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ENS subNode register

I've tried several times to add a subNode to my ENS domain through MEW/Contracts. Keep getting: Error encountered during contract execution [Bad jump destination] When clicked on "Write" to make the ...
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creating ENS namehash via web browser?

Is there an easy GUI way to get the namehash of an ENS subdomain name? I know how to get the needed namehashes from Geth console using the ensutils script, or writing javascript that uses web3 & ...
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Problem registering an ENS name on the testnet

My Goal I'm trying to register a name on the Ropsten testnet using the FIFSRegistrar located at 0x21397c1a1f4acd9132fe36df011610564b87e24b. I am using MEW to send the transaction. Label and Hashes ...
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Are ERC20 token names unique?

I am curious if ERC20 token names are unique on the Ethereum block chain? For example, what is to stop someone from creating a new token called Golem (GNT) and publishing it to a smart contract? I ...
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ENS testnet contract - bad jump when following quickstart tutorial

Following the quickstart guidance using Ropsten testnet, I have done the following on a synced geth console: > loadScript('/my/path/to/ensutils-testnet.js'); > new Date(testRegistrar....
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Setting a subdomain under my DOMAIN.eth

I have my primary DOMAIN through the Ethereum Name Service. I see documentation that shows you can set subdomains as I would like to do this for security for an up-coming ICO. So I would like to ...
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ENS Subdomain Ownership/Resolver

I think this has been answered somewhere in the internet once before, but I can't find the answer anymore. If I own DOMAIN.ETH ENS and I create Subdomain.DOMAIN.ETH and transfer the ownership of ...
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ENS is not finalizing my auction and I need to reopen it again and again

I opened an auction and bidded. After that i revealed my bid. Unfortunately there is no option for finalizing the autcion, like in others. Instead after the RevealPeriod ends. ENS says I need to ...
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getting started with geth and ENS commands: Error: invalid address

I'm starting from square zero, sorry. I'm just trying to get a javascript console up and running so that I can learn more about ENS: http://docs.ens.domains/en/latest/userguide.html#resolving I've ...
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How lost bids on ENS are credited back to my wallet ? Is it automatic or is there any manual process?

I have lost few bids on ENS and so far the ethers that I have used for auction is not credited back. So I would like to know if there is any process to get back the ether or is this an automated ...
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SWARM .ETH help

I got 3dhdwallpapers.eth name and set content resolve to a swarm hash 4197442eceb1c1d4a0c7af21e17cb48e990a07ba2d6f72d7e9c09efd172279cc and I run command publicResolver.setContent(namehash('...
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how to add account on dapp

I tried to bid a name on ENS but it says "no accounts added to dapp" I have metamask google extension linked to myetherwallet. Please let me know how to add an account on dapp. Thank you!!! ...
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Are ENS bids public?

Is it possible to view the bids on Ethereum Name Service (ENS)? For example, via https://etherscan.io, or https://myetherwallet.com
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Can I make a transaction that sends funds directly to the address an ENS domain resolves to?

For example, firefly.eth currently resolves to 0xce31f0ad68d9565004bbe351a8677eb74c86866d Without my software knowing or looking up the specific address "0xce31f0ad68d9565004bbe351a8677eb74c86866d" ...