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Using my real details for hosting a PBN?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by iJonnyx, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. iJonnyx

    iJonnyx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I always use WHOIS privacy when buying a domain. I've often had the problem (at least 75% of the time) that when I sign up to web hosting with fake details, my account gets blocked due to different names on the credit card, I then get an email telling me to send in identification which obviously I can't provide.

    Is it ok to use my real name when signing up to web hosting as it isn't viewable to the public? Or is there a way around this?

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  2. Titans

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    Public can't see your hosting details only they can see domain details. But you can change the setting into privacy.
     
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  3. Gyuman82

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    Just buy the whois privacy and you'll be fine.
     
  4. Nerevar

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    You can register hosting with your own name. They're not allowed to share that information.
     
  5. iWeblatious

    iWeblatious Newbie

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    Or use a registrar that provides it for free, i.e namesilo.
     
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    yes and no. they'll not do this without any reason, but they'll share your details by request as well
     
  7. chickensalad

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    Some hosts like namecheap ask you to enter your details twice - one for account (billing) info and one for domain ownership info. There's a legitimate need for this - web designers for instance who buy domains for their clients.

    It looks like you're using registrars who just duplicate billing info into whois info - in which case you'll have problems with fake registrant details.
     
  8. accelerator_dd

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    No need to use different/fake name for hosting if you are using cheap hosts, or any shared hosts really, Google can't see that. And if you are using whois privacy, you are 100% safe.
     
  9. starki

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    Yes, but as long as you don't use any domains for your PBN that have some popular trademark in them, this will never happens.
     
  10. nodyguy

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    Only registar's information is public so do whatever you want with hosting.
     
  11. MrGr33n

    MrGr33n Regular Member

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    I use JustHost with a different sign up name to the name on my credit card and they have never said anything.
     
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    I never use real info. Try the fake name generator.
     
  13. myopic1

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    Paying with PayPal get's around your issue. It's my belief that using your real name for whois...

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  14. MrGr33n

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    If you pay with paypal the other person can still see your name.
     
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    It's easy use VCC-s = Fully Anonymous ;)
     
  16. watsonovedades

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    The account details of your server are not visible for Google crawl spiders, everybody above is right, as long you get your whois privacy you should be safe
     
  17. Nerevar

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    True, law enforcement can get your info. But for the purposes of PBNs, Google does not have access to that data.
     
  18. THUNDERELVI

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    Google can have access to anything if they want ;) they have both the power and money to buy/access any information. To sleep better at night, I would ALWAYS register with fake details and use VCC-s as I said above.
     
  19. innosoft

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    user your actual details to purchase.. make sure u enable whois privacy guard so it wont be revealed.
     
  20. Nerevar

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    FFS, no. There are laws in place to prevent that. And to think that they did and used it to find some insignificant blackhatters is idiotic.
     
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