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Can you recommend good and inexpensive whois guard?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by tenet, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. tenet

    tenet Newbie

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    I registered my domains through Namecheap, and I got it for free, and now I need to extend it for another year (probably not with them, but I am not sure). I've seen some places from Ukraine, but I am not sure what it was. Looking for something that works, and is cheap.

    Thank you.
     
  2. plb009

    plb009 Junior Member

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    You can try Internetbs. On their site they offer Free Private WHOIS.
     
  3. SamBH

    SamBH Registered Member

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    Is the second year that expensive on Namecheap?
     
  4. DarkTech

    DarkTech Newbie

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    I had a bunch of domains on GoDaddy. Second year they wanted to charge me for WhoIS, so I moved them all to NameCheap, who offer free WhoIs if you transfer.

    Next year I'll probably transfer them all somewhere else, and get another year of free whois.

    Charging for WhoIS protection is the biggest scam in the world, it costs them absolutely nothing.
     
  5. ub3rst4r

    ub3rst4r Junior Member

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    Name.com has a promo for free private WHOIS right now with code PRIVACYPLEASE
     
  6. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Why don't you just use www.fakenamegenerator.com to come up with your whois information and for the email use a gmail with a forwarder (or even mailinator)?

    Sure, ICANN require that all whois details have to be correct and say that you may lose your ownership of the domain should you provide false information but in reality this is never checked, and considering the number of registered domains it can't ever be checked.
     
  7. tenet

    tenet Newbie

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    I don't think I am gonna be doing something like that, but one way or another I have to pay with my credit card, which has all the information. How would I get around that?
     
  8. cgimaster

    cgimaster Power Member

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    I paid 6.42 bucks on godaddy for a 1.6k+ years of private whois, and I found it pretty cheap, I used a promo code for some topic around here don't recall which.

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    Perhaps it was a bug if not im pretty happy with the amount of time :)
     
  9. alinator

    alinator Junior Member

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    I've been using NameCheap for ages, as far as I am aware it is $2.8 per year per domain WhoIs Guard. I haven't used them but I know NameSilo offers free WhoIS Guard every year if you register through them. Maybe try that?