This article introduces Sentinel’s several $DVPN incentive programs on its native Cosmos-based Sentinel Hub. These incentive programs include:

Incentives related to ‘Bandwidth Mining’ done by physical Hardware devices operating as Sentinel dVPN nodes will be detailed in another article.

dVPN Network Transition

The time has come for the transition of Sentinel’s dVPN network from the Ethereum ecosystem, to Cosmos.

Sentinel’s Ethereum-based dVPN network produced a tremendous amount of utility with over 400,000 registered devices using the network, primarily powered by…


Launch of Turing-4 IBC Testnet

This article was updated on May 5, 2021 to include details on how to participate in the Sentinel IBC testnet.

Sentinel is pleased to announce that bandwidth sharing will become available for testing on the Sentinel Turing-4 Cosmos IBC-enabled testnet starting in May. This transition marks a significant leap forward for the development of decentralized applications (dApps) that can be built on top of the Sentinel protocol as part of its up-and-coming provably private Web3 stack.

At this point of time, Sentinel’s hub layer has been fully enabled for bandwidth sharing with the dVPN node and dVPN client built on…


Blockchain entrepreneur Roger Ver shares support of growing decentralized VPN network

Sentinel, a powerful protocol that enables the development of third-party and white-label decentralized Virtual Private Network (dVPN) services, is excited to announce its partnership and integration with StrongBlock, the leading Nodes-as-a-Service (NaaS) provider.

StrongBlock deploys and operates full blockchain nodes for new users to improve overall blockchain uptime and availability, rewarding them with native protocol tokens called STRONG. This collaboration sets the stage for Sentinel’s dVPN to expand in scope and utility, in addition to creating new use cases for the underlying network.

Together, Sentinel and StrongBlock will provide…


May 1st Update: The Foundation that oversees the success of Sentinel is aware of an exchange that has $SENT locked causing a delay in access to $DVPN and also restricting the $SENT to $DVPN swap for individuals. Members of the Foundation and community are in active conversations with the exchange. Because of this, the new snapshot will be taken on June 15th, so token holders who want to swap $SENT for $DVPN will have an additional six weeks to execute the swap.

Existing $SENT ERC-20 token holders remain eligible for a bonus of 400 million $DVPN mainnet tokens upon conducting…


This is a step-by-step guide for setting up wallets and staking Sentinel’s token written by @johnniecosmos. (Please Note: This article was last updated on August 5, 2021)

I. Introduction

On the 27th of March 2021, Sentinel will be migrating from Ethereum to the Cøsmos ecosystem, making a giant leap forward towards a sovereign, interoperable, scalable & sustainable future.


Individuals use VPN applications all over the world to access the internet securely, and the current VPN market is dominated by centralized VPN companies, which are energy inefficient as they depend on:

Mainstream VPN organizations require data centers that scale up energy requirements and hardware utilization over time. These organizations also require a centralized masternode and node query system, which also utilizes a significant amount of energy from the computing involved.

The Sentinel dVPN framework establishes a new paradigm of trusted and secure networking while also bringing in tremendous energy efficiency…


Sentinel announces partnership with StrongBlock, the leading global Nodes-as-a-Service (NaaS) provider.

StrongBlock is a trailblazer in monetizing node operation, utilizing DeFi protocols and NFTs to incentivize the node community. It provides tools allowing anyone, even a non-technical user, to launch blockchain nodes, be a part of the blockchain ecosystem and earn rewards for running them.

With a community of over 55,000 StrongBlock nodes that StrongBlock runs through more than 8,300 operators, this partnership will be another step in scaling a truly decentralized VPN. …


$DVPN is listed on AscendEX, formerly BitMax, on July 13th, 2021

Sentinel is thrilled to announce the listing of its native $DVPN token on AscendEX, a leading global digital asset financial platform founded by a group of Wall Street quantitative trading veterans in 2018. The Sentinel ecosystem strives towards achieving CEX and DEX listings that are able to increase the exposure of the $DVPN token and ensure that the DVPN token is widely available and accessible in order to ensure a strong economic structure in the future as monetized bandwidth services begin to ramp up. The AscendEX exchange, formerly BitMax, is a highly reputed and trusted centralized exchange which has been…


The Internet is an amazing place, but each time you search for something or access anything online, you lose a piece of your privacy. Every site, application, and online service provider is collecting your personal data. A few years ago, the world thought it had found an answer to this problem. Futuristic companies developed virtual private networks, or VPNs, that supposedly provided top-notch cybersecurity. Unfortunately, security is not ironclad with the centralized VPN services we’ve come to rely on. However, the vulnerabilities of a centralized VPN are solved through the implementation of a decentralized approach.

About Sentinel

Sentinel is a blockchain-based decentralized…


The CEO of Exidio, Dan Edlebeck was joined by Michael Michelini, co-founder of Indigitus, a hardware solutions company, for an open chat around the Sentinel and Indigitus integration.

Sentinel’s Cosmos-based dVPN client and node are being configured for the OpenWrt router firmware.

The integration with the Indigitus Router will greatly expand the Sentinel ecosystem to allow users globally to monetize their bandwidth and access websites built on Handshake.

The Indigitus website along with additional product specifications will be released in the following weeks followed by pre-order processes. …

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Interoperable Network Layer for bandwidth sharing and incentivization. Developed the Sentinel dVPN on the Sentinel Network — More about us, https://sentinel.co

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