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What is WHOIS Information and Why is it Valuable?

2015-06-22

What is WHOIS Information and Why is it Valuable? Whois is a widely used Internet record listing that identifies who owns a domain and how to get in contact with them. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) regulates domain name registration and ownership. Whois records have proven to be extremely useful and have developed into an essential resource for maintaining the integrity of the domain name registration and website ownership process. What is in a Whois record? A Whois record contains all of the contact information associated with the person, group,...

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Private Domain Registration vs Whois Lookup

2015-06-22

Any time you register a domain name, you are required to provide valid contact information for the owner of the domain. This information is published and made publically available in the “WHOIS” database. Anyone can look there to see who owns the domain and to contact the domain owner if necessary. Private Domain Registration, or WHOIS Masking, or contact privacy, is a service offered by some domain registrars where they will either (a) not publish the domain owner’s contact details, or will (b) publish “masked” details — i.e. details that point to anonymous...

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