The .build domain name registry now accepts Bitcoin for domain purchases.
The registry markets its .build extension as enabling companies to improve their online identity with an industry specific domain name. Said George Minardos, CEO and Founder of .BUILD:
“We are excited to be a leader in the creation and innovation of the New Internet. As security with online payments becomes a growing concern every day, it was the logical next progression in the virtual building world to accept a crypto-currency standard like Bitcoin. At .BUILD it is our mission to constantly improve and innovate the way the domain name industry conducts business in order constantly provide value for end users.”
The payment integration was facilitated by Coinbase.
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On its website, the company lists over 60 online registries where domains with the .build extension can be purchased. The domains carry a higher cost than many other alternative domains at $99 per year.