Kieren McCarthy reports:
You will no longer be able to see the name, email or house address for whoever owns a specific domain name under new rules proposed by DNS overseer ICANN.
Such details will be removed from the Whois service that covers hundreds of millions of domain names across the world in order to comply with new European privacy legislation that comes into force this May.
Instead, if you wish to contact a domain name owner you will be given an anonymized email address that will then forward to that owner’s real email.
Read more on The Register.
And to think that some of us PAID for that system for years.