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Domain Validation Emails from

Written by Martin

Once a year you will receive an email from us asking to verify your domains contact information is accurate and up-to-date. The email will come from and it will not ask for any username or password, it will simply link to a webpage giving details of your domains contact information (WHOIS) with an option to update if your details have changed.

What is a Whois record? Why is it my duty to keep the information in the record current?

Your registrar maintains a public database of contact information for all of the domain names it maintains. This database is known as a Whois database, and it is available to be searched by members of the public in order to allow rapid resolution of technical problems and to permit enforcement of consumer protection, trademark, and other laws. Your domain name registration agreement with your registrar requires that you keep this information accurate and current.

I don’t want to be contacted about this.

While we do respect your privacy, we are required by ICANN to send these notices annually to all domain contacts. To learn more about ICANN and this process please visit the ICANN website

Below is an example of the email.


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