WordPress is the most widely deployed application on the infrastructure of most Hosting service providers (HSPs) by a significant margin. However, because the software is free and open source, it doesn’t necessarily translate to revenue for most of those providers, outside of broadly driving usage of their infrastructure.
Recently, we investigated two unrelated domain-related spam complaints from two of our most valued customers. Do we leak personal data somewhere? This blog posts explains how the whois is protected, and tries to understand the smart minds of personal data harvesters.