The simple answer is no.
As a website owner, you do not need to purchase domain privacy.
However, the service offers a number of important benefits, including reducing spam and unwanted solicitations.
What is domain privacy protection and do I need it?
Thus, Domain Privacy Protection is a service that hides all your contact information from the public on WHOIS listing. Privacy Protection is a service that’s available when you purchase your domain name. It is up to you the user to enable or disable it.
Is GoDaddy privacy and business protection worth it?
I know that WPX Hosting offer free Domain Privacy, which is pretty rare. Just about everywhere else will ask for money for privacy protection. If you’re adamant to avoid identity thieves and spammers, then Domain Privacy may be worth it.
What is full domain privacy and protection GoDaddy?
Privacy Protection through Domains By Proxy gives you full control over your domain names while protecting you from identity theft, domain-related spam and domain name hijacking.
Is it worth getting domain privacy?
Yes, you should get domain privacy. If you’re dead set against transferring your domain names to a registrar that includes privacy, then yes – pay for it. The annoyance isn’t worth the money you’ll save. But if you’re willing to transfer your domain registration you can keep your info private without the extra charges.