More of the HNS total supply is given away (56.7%) than allocated to mining (33.3%). Giving is at the heart of Handshake. Below we explain who receives this 56.7%.
46.6% of the total supply has been allocated to open source developers. About 250,000 GitHub users with 15 or more followers during the week of 2019-02-04 are able to claim 4,246 HNS. You can read more about the Handshake airdrop to open source developers here. And you can follow the progress of the airdrop here.
5% of the total supply has been allocated to internet corporations and blockchain projects.
ICANN 24.4M HNS
Public Internet Registry 3.4M
2.5% of the total supply has been allocated to legacy top-level domain holders. You can follow the progress of the airdrop to legacy top-level domain holders here.
2.5% of the total supply has been allocated to legacy second-level domain holders who were in Alexa’s list of the top 100,000 sites at the time of Handshake’s launch. You can follow the progress of the airdrop to legacy second-level domain holders here.
👷♀️ FOSS developers (airdrop): 46.6%
⛏ Mining: 33.3%
🕸 Internet corporations and blockchain projects (airdrop): 5%
💰 Sponsors: 5%
👷♀️ Creators: 5%
1️⃣ Legacy top-level domains (airdrop): 2.5%
2️⃣ Legacy second-level (top 100K) domains (airdrop): 2.5%