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Do you need Whois Privacy for PBN domains??

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by testyy, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. testyy

    testyy Regular Member

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    Does google actually look up your PBN whois? If you block ahrefs/majestic crawlers, shouldn't that be enough? I think google can tell you own the website in many other ways. IP footprints, google chrome etc. Also what if I link from the Same IP? So buying a shared package and having a few domains on each?
     
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    testyy Regular Member

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    The reason for asking is because I need to build a PBN using .co.uk domains, and you cannot buy domain privacy for those.
     
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    dustangle Regular Member Premium Member

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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I take it you read something like this:
    http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jun/11/nominet-new-rules-uk-domain-end-privacy

    You can still register the domain with WHOIS privacy:
    https://www.123-reg.co.uk/domain-names/whois-privacy.shtml
    http://www.names.co.uk/domain-names/info/domain-privacy
    http://www.fasthosts.co.uk/domain-names/domain-privacy/
    http://www.ukreg.com/register-domains/domain-privacy/

    Read this
    http://www.nominet.org.uk/uk-domain-names/about-domain-names/domain-lookup-whois/opt-out
     
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  5. waledabeena

    waledabeena Newbie

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    The idea is to reduce footprints, and hiding of whois information saves you not only from Google directly, but from your competitors too who may want to identify all of your domains and report you accordingly.
     
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    That is really valuable information for those of us that may have a PBN where the domain was registered with namecheap or other registrar that does not give you that option.

    I was under the impression that it was an across the board deal in privacy and that if one registrar did not offer it, none did.

    Frankly, I have about 30 UK domains in a couple of different PBNs and had to use fake info and I really hate doing that as that goes against my grain.

    Time to move things over and thanks a lot for that.
     
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    Had the same assumptions a while back when I bought my first few uk domains.

    Cheers W130SN!
     
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