Beginning in January 2014, the registrant contact will need to be validated upon the purchase or transfer of a domain name OR if the registrant's first name or last name is modified. The “registrant” of a domain name is the person who is ultimately responsible for a domain name’s registry. If you work for a company, but do domain registries on behalf of your employer, typically the owner of the company is considered the “registrant” and you would be a technical contact or be assigning your tech’s information for “technical contact”.
What is ID Protect?
1) ID Protect is a service that hides your private information from being displayed publicly in a global database that is frequently used by spammers and data miners to bombard unprotected people with unsolicited advertisements and scams.
2) ID Protect can be used on any domain registration from one of the following TLDs: COM, NET, ORG, INFO, BIZ, PRO, TV, CC, ME, ASIA, CM
3) Why is it necessary to add ID Protect to every domain I register?