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I have a domain that is privately registered, so if you run a whois, you will just the domain registrars name. And below are two questions:

  1. Since i am using private registration, is there a way somebody can find out i own it?

  2. Will the nameserver information still show even if its privately registered?

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Some domains allow you to hide your details, such as .co.uk address, .com address hiding your credentials isnt. However, in a number of webhosting places, they actually own the domain on your behalf, as a result your details are then hidden because only the webhoster knows.

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I'm not sure about others but for GoDaddy private registration I think I read somewhere that you can find out the details of private registrant. (I don't have the link though)

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