Whois Email Address No Longer Listed for Domain Validation

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When completing a TLS/SSL certificate order there was the option to send the approver email to one of the whois contacts for some domain extensions such as com/net/org.

However due to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) ICANN have determined that email addresses should be redacted from the whois results. Some service providers and domain registrars allow you to generate a privacy email address that forwards emails to you. You can set this up and choose the privacy email address during the order process.


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