Whois is a widely used Internet record listing that identifies who owns a domain and how to get in contact with them. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) regulates domain name registration and ownership.
Why is Whois important? There are many reasons to maintain an accurate WHOIS record. The most important reason for maintaining an accurate WHOIS record is that it reduces the chance of an unauthorized modification or transfer to your domain name. It also ensures that we have contact data by which to communicate critical information to you