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Anonymous Domain Registration

When registering a domain name with a traditional domain name registrar, the contact details of the domain name owner are publicly available through an online directory called the WHOIS database. In the early days of the internet, this was a good way to get in contact with website owners and businesses. However, the modern-day world-wide-web is full of people who want to use your personal details for malicious purposes, meaning that nowadays the WHOIS database is primarily used by criminals to obtain email addresses to use for spamming and phishing attacks.

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