The Domain Name System

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Running multiple DNS Seeds

I would like to know how to run multiple DNS Seeds on the same node. It seems fairly straight-forward as described in: https://github.com/sipa/bitcoin-seeder For example, I want two DNS Seeds: ...
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What is a DNS seed node vs a Seed Node?

I've seen references to both strewn around. Specifically, is there a bitcoin client running at the DNS seeds or seed nodes?
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How do I register a .bit domain name with Namecoin?

I have several namecoins and would like to register a name. That name could either be for TOR, DNS, or any other purpose. What are the steps needed to spend these coins?
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Is DNSSec needed / Possible with namecoin?

I'm interested in the most secure and reliable Namecoin DNS resolution as possible, although I admit I don't fully understand how these concepts relate to each other (Namecoin and DNS) Is DNSSec ...
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Do the DNS servers make Bitcoin more secure than the IRC channel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How secure are the DNS servers for Bitcoin? In earlier version of Bitcoin the IRC channel was used to seed initial peers, and as of version 0.6 it was largely replaced ...
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How secure are the DNS servers for Bitcoin?

With the version 0.6, Bitcoin introduced the DNS servers that populate the initial peers for new clients. How secure are those servers in terms of being immune to takedown attacks, or injection of ...