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Dangers of Private Domain Registrations and WHOIS Masking

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Any time you register a domain name, you are required to provide valid contact information for the owner of the domain.  This information is published and made publically available in the “WHOIS” database.  Anyone can look there to see who owns the domain and to contact the domain owner if necessary.

Private Domain Registration, or WHOIS Masking, or contact privacy, is a service offered by some domain registrars where they will either (a) not publish the domain owner’s contact details, or will (b) publish “masked” details — i.e. details that point to anonymous names and addresses at the registrar.

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Understanding Domain Name Service (DNS)

Friday, October 11th, 2013

DNS (Domain Name Service) is as fundamental to email and web services as address books and published street addresses and phone numbers are to other types of communications.  Without them, it is difficult to connect with new people and organizations and it is even inconvenient to communicate with your friends and family.

In this article, we cover the basic concepts involved in Domain Name Service (DNS) and domain registration, so that you can understand how they are involved in email and web hosting services.

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Domain Registration and DNS Management: Relax We’ve Got Your Back

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

When it comes to the domain registration or management of a domain’s DNS records, we find some people are confused.  Common questions are:  “why is this important?”, “where do I go to make changes?” and “how do I make updates?  Here we will attempt to answer these and other questions as they relate to DNS (Domain Name Service) and domain registrations.

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Save! Domain Registration $9.99/year at LuxSci

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

LuxSci has lowered its price for the registration of new domain names from $20.00/year to $9.99/year, in keeping with the current registration market.

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Registration of .mobi Domains

Friday, October 13th, 2006

Though our partner OpenSRS, LuxSci can now register domain names ending in the new .mobi extension.

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