When you register a domain name, you are asked to provide an authentic street address, email account and telephone number as per the policies adopted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). This info, however, is not kept only by the registrar company, but is visible to the general public on WHOIS lookup web sites too, so anyone can check your details and many individuals may not be happy with this. As a result, numerous companies have introduced the so-called ID Protection service, which hides the domain registrant’s info and upon a WHOIS lookup, people will see the details of the registrar company, not the domain owner’s. This service is also known as WHOIS Protection or Privacy Protection, but all these names refer to the same service. Now, most of the TLDs around the globe allow ID Protection to be added, but there are still country-code extensions that don’t support this service.