Reply to post: "But whois often does not contain useful information"

Haunted by Europe's GDPR, ICANN sharpens wooden stake to finally slay the Whois vampire

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"But whois often does not contain useful information"

Depends on the registrar and the time you registered with. When I registered my domain in 2000 I had to send full identification details - which were duly inscribed in my whois record.

Which of course it is very different from what many US (and other regions) registrars do now, when they allow spammers and other crooks to register with fully fake data - as long as they pay.

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