Every active domain is registered on the name of a particular person and during the registration process a lot of details are submitted - the owner’s names, address, e-mail, contact number, and many others. These details along with the registrar company name and the registration/expiration dates is called WHOIS of the domain and in accordance with the policies of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) it ought to be current and legitimate. If an Internet domain has wrong WHOIS details, it might be reported and if the details aren't fixed, the Internet domain may be erased or the registrar company could take over its ownership. By default, the WHOIS info is public and could be seen on numerous lookup Internet sites, or for a limited number of country-code extensions - on the Internet sites of the respective Registry companies. All companies that provide registration services are obligated to provide an effective way for their clients to access and edit the WHOIS details of any domain they own as much as the particular TLD allows it.