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I want to register a domain name but it seems that to get a domain name you
have to give your name and address. I don't mind that if it were only to the
domain company. But it looks as though once you register your domain, your
name and address are plastered all over the net in the WHOIS database for
all to see. Doesn't that make you a target for identity fraud and the like.
So my question is are there ways around having your name and address on the
database. Also how risky is it having it there.


Re: Domain Name

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Many registrars now offer to keep your registration info private.  Check
eNom and their affiliates, for one.

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Entity Stefan spoke thus:

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Yeah. I'm registered with which is better than most.
They have a post office box and a bogus phone number and my official email
address in a Yahoo! spambox.

Only way to go.

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Gnarlodious wrote:

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Or, a little more gracefully, GoDaddy will, onsite, hook domain owner up
with DomainsByProxy, in whose name the domain will show up on a whois,
and whose information is legitimate, and who will forward mail to the
domain owner.

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One way to go, perhaps.

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