How to change public IP's information (register it on my name)?

On dedicated or shared plans, how to change the public IP's information as can be read by WHOIS services? Especially I want to hide any reference to "Linode" since I am planning to resell the hosting plans and I prefer that my company's name appear instead.

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There's no way to change the WHOIS info, as regulations require that info reflect who the IP address is registered to. That being said, you could set up Cloudflare as a reverse proxy to provide obfuscation for your Linode's IP addresses for any websites or DNS:

https://www.cloudflare.com/

@mjones

But pinging www.hosted-domain.com would still lead to Linode's IP address ?

If you set up Cloudflare, then pinging a website would only lead to Cloudflare's IP address, rather than your Linode's. Cloudflare is commonly used by many companies for reverse proxy, DNS, and DoS protection, so it's common to see it come up when looking into a website's IP address.

Yes, that's correct. I simply forgot that CF does exactly that :-) Thank you.

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