Domain owners lose privacy

Friday, 4 March 2005, 3:01 PM EST

The U.S. Commerce Department has ordered companies that administer internet addresses to stop allowing customers to register .us domain names anonymously using proxy services.

The move does not affect owners of .com and .net domains. But it means website owners with .us domains will no longer be able to shield their name and contact information from public eyes.

By Kim Zetter at Wired.

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