Ok to use a fake name and address when buying domain names? in Off Topic
I mean, are domain names controlled by the US government? Can I use an anonymous name and pay with pre-paid visas to totally protect myself, or will FBI come kicking in my door for fraud or something?
What I am surprised that no one asked is why? Why would you need to hide yourself from a web site being run or owned by you unless you are performing illegal practices to begin with.
am surprised that no one asked is why?
Solicitors are always going to find a way to get your contact information, if you like it or not.
And people already deal with junk mail and spam on a day to day basis, without even having to sign up for anything, so it shouldn't be a big deal.
So to me, it really comes down to them doing something they could get into trouble for and want to cover their tracks for it.
And people already deal with junk mail and spam on a day to day basis, without even having to sign up for anything,
I do speak for myself.
I do speak for myself. I recently made a new e-mail address, on a different computer, from a different IP in a different state. And in about 3 days I already started to get spam mail in my inbox.