A unique feature of EOS compared to other blockchains is that it allows a user to create a unique, human-readable account name. This helps to alleviate issues that arise through the use of public keys or public key hashes as the main identifier of an account, i.e. the long strings of characters seen on the Bitcoin and Ethereum networks.
Namespace bidding is already a hot topic on EOS. Are users able to snag themselves a custom vanity account name, or bid on a high level domain name such as .com or .eos? Let’s discuss what you need to know to get the coolest account name on EOS.