WEB Is it worth hiding whois info?

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  1. Homeless

    Homeless New Member

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    I've heard both sides of the story and I'm interested in what OTers think

    Also is domainsbyproxy good?
     
  2. Die Antwoord

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    I make mine private.

    But only because I don't want my personal contact information out there. Although if you are planning to run a website where people are exchanging money with you, it might be a turn off for them if your whois is hidden.
     
  3. Falconer

    Falconer OT Supporter

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    Yes.

    On my site where I sell things, yes. Don't want any crazies coming after me.

    On my site where I don't sell things, yes. Don't want any crazies coming after me.
     
  4. Die Antwoord

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    If you have a legit business set up you need to have your information public. :o
     
  5. Falconer

    Falconer OT Supporter

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    o rly?

    well when i form a corporation i will have its headquarters listed on the whois. But not my name and address. too many stalkers.
     
  6. Pepsi1975

    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    no one wants to stalk you :mamoru:
     
  7. Falconer

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    dude, i have been stalked IRL by:

    - some creepy gay guy in middle school

    - a gay client i had when i was a personal trainer

    - a gay guy who worked at my last company


    I don't need to add some gay guy on the internet to that list.
     
  8. orangecuse

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    It depends on who you are trying to hide your info from. When blocking from the everyday anybody yeah I would say it is worth the $3 or $9 depending on who you are using. But you mention domainsbyproxy so I'm assuming you are using godaddy, keep in mind if you are doing anything shady at all to warrant a legal team coming after you or the domain for whatever reason is the moment domainsbyproxy will give up your information and then charge you $20 per inquiry.

    I've heard good things about moniker though.
     
  9. Pepsi1975

    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    hmm sounds like they know something you do not want to admit

    dude just come out of the closet already
     
  10. Falconer

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    I can't help it if I'm attractive to both sexes! :rofl:
     
  11. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    sounds like you're only attractive to one.
     
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  13. Homeless

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    I was thinking about going with godaddy since they seem to have a $2 promotion, but still debating on it
     
  14. Homeless

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    anyone ever use namecheap for whois guard?
     
  15. Browning

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    yes, love it
     
  16. Falconer

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    Chicks love me too :rofl:

    Lucky for them I love them back
     
  17. Pepsi1975

    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    dude just come out of the closet before u break their hearts when they walk in on you sucking bubba off in the shower
     

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