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

David E. Smith dave at
Wed Jul 15 22:18:28 UTC 2009

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

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