General questions and answers regarding Protect.ID
What is whois? WHOIS databases contain nameserver, registrar, and in some cases, full contact information about a domain name. Each registrar must maintain a WHOIS database containing all contact information for the domains they 'host'. A central registry WHOIS database is maintained by the InterNIC. This database contains only registrar and nameserver information for all .com, .net and .org domains.
What is Protect.ID™? Everyday domain owner's information is harvested by spammers from publicly available whois to send spam. Protect.ID avoids this issues by placing our information in whois and provides an option to redirect email and regular mail to the customer's real address. During the process of transferring the email, we try to avoid obvious junk email and regular mail, thus relieving the customer from junk.
More information about Protect.ID
How Does Protect.ID™ Work? We place our information in public whois so that your information is not available to spammers. We don't cut off legitimate contacts by passing on valid mail and emails.When protection is turned on (can be turned off easily) our email and address shows up. When some one sends an email to your uniquely generated firstname.lastname@example.org address, we will in-turn forward it your real email address which you specify.