Whois Privacy Protection, at times also called Privacy or Whois Privacy Protection, is a service that hides the actual contact info of domain owners on WHOIS websites. Without this service, the personal name, home address and email of any domain owner will be publicly available. Supplying fake info upon registration or changing the authentic information afterwards will simply not work, as doing such a thing may result in the domain name registrant losing their domain name ownership rights. The policies adopted by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, require that the WHOIS information must be correct and accurate all the time. The Whois Privacy Protection service was introduced by domain registrars as a response to the increasing concerns about possible identity fraud. If the service is activated, the domain name registrar’s contact info will be shown instead of the registrant’s upon a WHOIS check. Most domains support the Whois Privacy Protection service, even though there are some country-code ones that do not.