When you register a domain, you are requested to provide a valid street address, email account and phone in accordance with the policies approved by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). This information, however, is not kept only by the registrar company, but is available to the general public on WHOIS lookup websites as well, so anybody can check your information and certain individuals may not be pleased with this. Consequently, numerous domain registrars have launched the so-called Whois Privacy Protection service, which conceals the client’s details and upon a WHOIS lookup, people will see the details of the domain registrar, not the domain owner’s. This service is also called Whois Privacy Protection or Privacy Protection, but all these terms refer to the same service. Now, most of the TLDs around the globe allow Whois Privacy Protection to be activated, but there are still country-specific extensions that do not support this option.