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Private WHOIS worth it, or is there another way?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DesignEx, May 9, 2011.

  1. DesignEx

    DesignEx Regular Member

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    When you're creating a bunch of domains, and don't necessarily want to be personally linked to the content of the sites, how do you go about protecting yourself.

    I currently buy all my domain names with Godaddy when there are good coupon codes available. So what do you do to protect your WHOIS information. If you're dealing with a large number of domain names, the costs of the private WHOIS can add up. So should you just use fake information, or is there some other option I'm not thinking of?
     
  2. Fwiffo

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    buy 5 domains at once with godaddy and private domain reg is free.

    buy with someone else (namecheap, 1and1, a few others) and it's also free.

    for that price, I'd say its probably worth it...
     
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  3. IamNRE

    IamNRE Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I was looking for some who is info for a CB site and I landed on godaddy, but the details were of this company:

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    https://www.domainsbyproxy.com/Default.aspx
    When I called them, they told me the person had bought his domain via their service and thus protected his ID and they would not share any info to me.

    But at least I found a way to protect my assets.
     
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  4. pilgrim

    pilgrim Junior Member

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    I've always had trouble free service from

    internetbsDOTnet

    Think they're quite popular for BHW members, based in the Bahamas. Free private whois
     
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  5. lizawwt

    lizawwt Registered Member

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    This is why I always register my domain at name, to get free whois
     
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    I dont believe you get free whois with name.com..only for the first year. internet.bs is what you want
     
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    I always buy my domains from namecheap.com because it comes with a free 1 year whois subscription. I figure if I haven't made the money back on that domain after a year to pay for a domain & whois renewal, it's probably not worth keeping the site around.
     
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