Whois Privacy Protection, occasionally also referred to as Privacy or Whois Privacy Protection, is a service that hides the actual contact information of domain owners on WHOIS sites. Without this service, the personal name, postal address and email account of any domain registrant will be publicly available. Giving false info during the registration procedure or changing the real information at a later time will just not work, as doing such a thing may result in the domain name registrant losing their domain ownership rights. The policies adopted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), demand that the WHOIS info must be correct and accurate all the time. The Whois Privacy Protection service was introduced by domain registrars as an answer to the growing concerns for potential identity theft. If the service is activated, the registrar’s contact info will show up instead of the domain name registrant’s upon a WHOIS check. Most domains support the Whois Privacy Protection service, even though there are some country-code ones that don’t.