The actual value, from a security standpoint, of using a proxy domain registrar?

Mike Lyon mike.lyon at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 17:37:51 CDT 2009


I still think it's a huge waste of money.


On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Ray Sanders <
Ray.Sanders at villagevoicemedia.com> wrote:

> And that falls right into some of the scare tactic sales pitches the
> domain registrars use.
>
> "they can look up your domain and find your home address!"
>
> Heck, even a p.o box could leave someone open to a stalker, if said
> stalker is determined enough.
>
> so yes, I'll concede that point to a certain extent.
>
>
> On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 17:18 -0500, David E. Smith wrote:
> > Mike Lyon wrote:
> > > I am curious what others in the industry think on this topic. When one
> > > registers a domain they can put in their real information or they can
> use a
> > > proxy, like Go-Daddy's Domains By Proxy.
> > >
> > If you're using it for your business, the value is pretty slim. You
> > probably want your business to be reachable by the public.
> >
> > Individuals, especially those using their domains to publish anything
> > controversial, could benefit somewhat from the increased privacy.
> >
> > David Smith
> > MVN.net
> >
> >
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