Vanity Address

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A vanity address is a custom cryptographic address generated by repetitve guesswork. Vanity addresses may contain words in place of the standard scramble of characters. Some vanity addresses lack standard characteristics such as numbers or upper case letters.

Examples

  • facebookcorewwwi.onion is Facebook's Tor address
  • Many Bitcoin addresses are vanity addresses made with a program like vanitygen

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