To the point:
- Namecheap has decided to switch from WhoisGuard to Withheld for Privacy as its domain privacy service provider.
- From March 17th, 2021, any domains protected by WhoisGuard will be protected by Withheld for Privacy.
- According to Namecheap, The users will mostly remain unaffected by this change.
Namecheap is one of the most popular domain registrar, They’re going to change their domain privacy service provider from Whoisguard to Withheld.
According to their update, Your domains will not be affected, and no action is required from your end. By March 17th, 2021, Namecheap will have switched domain privacy providers. Also, Your contact details will be automatically rotated.
The current functionality will be maintained, and your email address will be replaced with a unique address that can be changed at regular intervals.
“We believe that privacy is a fundamental right, that not only protects our customers from abuse, but enables everybody’s right to a free and open internet. One of our core values is the security and privacy of our customer data, and this change is just one more step in ensuring that our customers are provided the protections they deserve without having to pay for that basic human right.” – Hillan Klein, Chief Operating Officer at Namecheap