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What personal information is displayed in domain name Whois, and how do people find it? Print

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As per international rules governed by ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), all domain names output WHOIS data reflecting your first name, last name, full mailing address, telephone number & email.  This information is accessible by anyone via a simple Whois database search. For example:

AleForge offers ID Protect, a Whois privacy service which shields your personal details using proxy information for $9.95/year. 



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