MASQ Beta FAQs
tMASQ tokens are created on the Polygon Mumbai Testnet. They are used to fuel the Beta testnet, and have no monetary value associated. Testers are provided with 100 tMASQ and adequate test matic to cover gas fees.
Most application updates can be carried out in an OTA fashion, (over-the-air). However, major updates (also referred to as breaking changes) to MASQ Node core software require all previous files and folders to be removed in a manual manner. MASQ hopes to migrate to OTA updates for any and all changes in the near future.
Installing the MASQ Beta software for the first time creates information necessary for the correct running of MASQ. MASQ can be thought of in two distinct parts;
The MASQ Node is the decentralised VPN, (dVPN) allowing you to connect to the Mesh Network creating the anonymity and privacy you deserve.
The MASQ Browser is the beautiful, desktop styled GUI. This provides you a User Interface for Borderless Browsing, dApps to be accessed and software settings to be altered.
Yes, the MASQ app never sends your private keys anywhere across the internet. They are stored in an encrypted database on your computers hard drive in Node – abstracted away from the browser UI. It’s advised to create a new wallet using MASQ on setup for ultimate privacy, anonymity and security (as to have wallets for specific apps is generally safer than just using one for everything).
Yes, and its purely up to the User! Starting Metamask for the first time, the Metamask extension will request the user to create or recover a wallet - just like on install in any standard browser.
Users can choose to import existing seed phrase, or generate a new one. Keep in mind with the Metamask extension (and most other wallet extensions) you can import single wallet address via a private key, which is only ever stored locally under encryption within the extension files.