homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.211.180.175
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Visit PubCon.com
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: buckworks & webwork

Domain Names Forum

    
privacy v. no privacy
Nova17




msg:686299
 2:30 pm on Jun 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

I am wondering, and I am also very new here, about the pros and cons of registering private domains?

Are there are some hidden dangers or advantages either way that I am wholly unaware of as a new player in this game.

If you need to redirect me to another thread, thanks for the directions. I am amazed and slightly overwhelmed by the amount of info here at WebmasterWorld - looking forward to learning lots! Thanks!

 

davezan




msg:686300
 8:22 pm on Jun 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

Pro: keep your info hidden from spammers, telemarketers, and possible hostiles from making your life incredibly miserable and difficult.

Cons: might prevent people with legit intentions from checking you out. Your registrar can also suspend it upon notice of legal dispute.

You be the judge.

davezan




msg:686301
 8:54 pm on Jun 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

Ah, someone else posted about this:

[webmasterworld.com...]

Nova17




msg:686302
 6:28 pm on Jun 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

Wow - a bit scarey, but still some good info. Thanks for the starting point!

Kahless




msg:686303
 2:17 am on Jun 22, 2006 (gmt 0)

If a site or smtp server is down, partially down or DNS is broken the next step I use is the domain whois info to get in contact with the site/domain owner.

Whenever I have had to contact a site for valid reasons or for like the situation above and the domain details are private my rate of success in contacting the domain owner has been zero.

Not sure if people forget to check their anonymous address attached to the domain or the forwarding is broken.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved