How much is privacy worth to you?
Did you know that when you register a domain name, your name, your registration information all open, for all to see, 24 hours a day?
The registration information, of yours, stored in a database called: WhoIs, is famous to the general public, by authorized registrars, in accordance with the relevant regulations of ICANN and includes your name, contact names, home addresses or office, phone numbers and email addresses. Some spammers mine this for email addresses or, even, for stealing or transferring your domain name, by fraudulent change of ownership information.
The service of applying privacy on the domain's registration information, known as Domain's Privacy , or in other names: Domain by Proxy and Whois Privacy Protection Service, is a service that replaces the details of the Domain's holder and other contacts, as shown in the service of Whois, with details of a proxy, and thereby prevents, in fact, an entry of unauthorized users to your Registration Information, at any time they are looking for data ownership of the domain.
However, it is important to emphasize that hiding the domain's registration information does not grant the registered owner, or his representatives, any right to send spam, violate the law, or use improper activities morally. In this regard, the service provider will not be responsible for lawsuits, against the domain's owner on illegal activity with the domain and under any demand of factors Certified Law, his real identity will be exposed.
The owner of the domain ISWIFT.BIZ has chosen to enable Domain's Privacy Service and not view his details. You can see in the attached image, how every detail about his identity hidden behind the details of an anonymous proxy.
Domain's Privacy is provided for the following extensions: .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz and .tv
Depending on the purpose of your website, you may or may not want this data visible.
Most registrars charge a yearly fee for WHOIS domain privacy.
Keep your domain private, locked, and secure!