Just recently the founder of the notorious torrent website the Pirate Bay launched a new privacy-centric domain registration service called ‘Njalla.’ This type of service has become a hot commodity lately as domain names are hard to obtain without providing identity details to the registrar.
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The founder of the Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, is a big believer in privacy and has recently launched his anonymous domain registration service called Njalla for businesses. The word ‘Njalla’ is a classic Sámi phrase describing the method of keeping out ‘unwanted guests’ and is often used by the indigenous natives inhabiting the Arctic area of Sápmi.
Anonymous domain names are hard to come by, as most everyone typically has to provide personal information to the registrar, and even with Whoisguard masking techniques, individuals and governments can still find out the domain owner’s identity.The company accepts payments in bitcoin, litecoin, monero, and dash for Njalla’s managed anonymous DNS for businesses.
“Njalla is needed because we’re going the wrong way in society regarding people’s right to be anonymous. With social media pressuring us to be less anonymous and services being centralized, we need alternatives,” Sunde explained to Torrentfreak this past April.‘A Straw Person That Takes the Blame for Your Expressions’
In essence, Njal...