Each active domain is registered on the name of a person and during the registration procedure numerous details are presented - the owner’s names, address, e-mail, contact number, and so forth. These details as well as the registrar company name and the registration/expiration dates is called WHOIS of the Internet domain and in agreement with the policies of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) it ought to be current and accurate. If a domain name has wrong WHOIS details, it could be reported and if the details aren't fixed, the domain may be erased or the registrar company may take over its ownership. By default, the WHOIS information is public and may be seen on many lookup Internet sites, or for a smaller number of country-code extensions - on the websites of the respective Registry companies. All companies that provide registration services are obligated to provide an effective way for their customers to access and edit the WHOIS details of any domain name they own as much as the specific TLD allows it.