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GDPR and domain contact info

Postby FlyingPenguin » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:36 am

Those of you who own domains may find that your registrant & admin contact info is now private. That's because of GDPR.

You used to have to pay extra for this. Hilariously, my registrar STILL has a separate fee for domain privacy despite the fact that it's masked by default for GDPR now.
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Re: GDPR and domain contact info

Postby b-man1 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:16 am

Funny you mention that, since I just transferred two of my domains from GoDaddy to Namecheap because of it. GoDaddy wanted $10/yr per domain for their privacy option. Automatically added to my cart at checkout for convenience...how thoughtful! It was cheaper to transfer to Namecheap and renew for double the years and they already include privacy up front, with no games. Well, there were games...GoDaddy made it about as difficult as possible to transfer away from them and I had to involve Namecheap's tech support to finally get it done. The support was excellent from them too.

I have to say, their management interface is vastly better than GoCrappy as well.


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