Why privacy protection?
- When buying a domain name you have to provide accurate
contact information or else your domain registration could be
terminated as it would be in violation of the registration agreement.
information has to be made publicly available to everyone via the
public WHOIS database as required by ICANN, the international governing
body for domain names.
- Everyday, this valuable source of
accurate contact information is targeted and harvested by spammers and
telemarketers resulting in unwanted and unsolicited contact. Also since
your contact information is public, you are at risk for identity theft
and fraud and of being contacted by harassers and stalkers.
Protection ensures that your private information is not published by
replacing all your publicly visible contact details with alternate
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