WHOIS - Service that shows registrant of a domain name

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Check if domain registration has lapsed and been offered publicly in the past

Im trying to tell if a currently registered doamin, registration has lapsed in the past. When i look at the Whois it tells me that : Expires On August 25, 2016 Registered On August 25, 1999 Updated ...
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ICANN WHOIS lookup information by contact details [closed]

Currently I can lookup the owner of a particular domain name by going to https://whois.icann.org/en and entering the domain name. Is there anywhere / way I can do a search by Contact Name? I.e. see ...
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The individual that registered the .net domain for our company can't be contacted, how can we regain control over the domain name?

I built a website for a client, who insisted on managing the domain themselves. I think it was owned by the maker of their previous site. Anyway they now want me to take control of the domain, but ...
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Who is the real owner of a gTLD domain with Privacy Proxy?

I recently registered a .email domain planning to make it my primary personal email for the time being, with my registrar I accepted a privacy service, my thought was they were going to mask my ...
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How do I edit Whois data in GoDaddy?

I purchased a domain from GoDaddy for an individual person, and enabled business registration and confidentiality. Now if you check the site's whois information, all the fields show "Domain By Proxy". ...
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whois information and privacy

I recently owned my own website and had to fill in details for whois database. I'm not comfortable displaying my personal details (where I live, what my number is etc.) publicly. My hosting provider ...
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What could be the points to keep in mind while displaying user contact details to public?

I'm building a domain whois lookup site, where I need to display the public contact details of the domain registrant. (sample whois) Since the details of public registrations without domain privacy ...
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Which whois is the most frequently updated?

As the domain manager of 200+ domains, it's essential that I am able to get the most up-to-date information for all the domains I manage and monitor. And I realise that, in general, whois sites do not ...
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My domain registrar has gone bankrupt but the domain is locked, what can I do?

My domain is registered through a company that has gone bankrupt. The domain status (according to the whois database) is: Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited ...
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Do I need to move hosts to get whois privacy — 1and1 doesn't offer private registration

I recently bought a ‘.com’ domain name from 1and1, in the UK. The whois information lists my home address and phone number, which I would like to remove / hide. 1and1 seem to get a bit of a kicking ...
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How do domain names get into WHOIS database and which databases get updated for each domain?

The WHOIS query and response protocol is widely used for databases holding various Internet resources like IPv4 assignments, IPv6 assignments, AS numbers and RIR (for example ARIN in USA or RIPE in ...
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Where do whois servers get their data and can a site owner control the info about their site?

I have doing some searching on how whois actually works and I still don't have a clear understanding on how it works. Say I am running a whois server, how would I then procure all the names of the ...
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How Do I Contact a Domain Owner Who Doesnt Use Email? (Private Registration)

So there is this .com USA based domain set up wrong and is dumping traffic onto our DNS. This domain is privatized with namecheap whois masking, and since it's wrong routing, I can't send emails ...
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False Whois domain data

A domain name I'm interested in came up as registered to someone in the Netherlands two days ago when I first looked for it. I didn't take down the details but the expiry date was in 2015 and person ...
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List all domain names that were created on a specific date [closed]

Is it possible to list all domain names that were created on a specific date? I have the "create date" field and the registrar. Edit: Why my question was migrated to "Webmasters"? This is totally ...
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What sort of phone numbers are allowed as the WHOIS contact?

Are there any restrictions on the type of phone number I can give as my WHOIS contact? Notwithstanding that it is a phone number which can be used to contact the domain holder. For example, what if I ...
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What can I do to take control of a domain from a client's previous developer?

A client of mine has a website that is incomplete. The last developers quit from this work, and they need get this work done. The problem is that I can't get cPannel access, and the first developer ...
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DNS and Whois problem [duplicate]

I have encountered a problem or atleast that's what I think, I have recently started an ec2 instance and I changed my A records at Godaddy to point to my new elastic ip and it worked fine and then I ...
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Do search engines lower your ranking for using private registration like WhoisGuard?

I am registering a new domain name from "namecheap.com" which offers free WhoisGuard for a year. There are numerous reasons not to list your contact information with your domain registrar, such as ...
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In my IP query, the response is “SOA prisoner.” What does this mean? [closed]

what does "SOA prisoner" mean in the results of my IP query? Prisoner to what ?
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How to tackle archived who-is personal data with opt-out?

As far as I understand it, it is possible to opt-out (in the UK at least) of having your address details displayed on who-is information of a domain for non-trading individuals. What I want to know ...
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Can other domain registrars view non-public whois information?

If my domains are hosted at a registrar (lets take Gandi, for example) and it has privacy protection on the whois information, can another ICANN-accredited registrar (GoDaddy, for example) still view ...
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What does it mean when the nameservers reported by whois do not match those reported by nslookup?

I am currently investigating moving some records to a new set of nameservers, and in doing the research to be prepared for it have come up against a confusing mismatch. A bit of background on the ...
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What is bingsandbox.com? [closed]

I toyed around a with "Bing Webmaster Tools": https://www.bing.com/toolbox/webmaster And then checked access.log. One referrer was http://www.bingsandbox.com/ Link: http://www.bingsandbox.com/ ...
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Can I contact the owner of a domain name based on a WHOIS search?

I did a WHOIS search for a domain name that I want. I found some info about the registrant of the domain name, and while no useful direct contact info was given, there was enough there for me to do ...
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How to find out when a “example.NAME” domain was registered on?

I am attempting to obtain the registry records of a .name domain - I have tried using who.is to obtain details of whom has registered this practical domain and when was it created and when will it ...
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How do I tell who manages the domain when registrar = registrant

I am trying to track down the owner and/or domain host with a view to buying a specific domain. Fairly standard BUT, the registrant name is a person and they are also the registrar. No email details ...
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How to determine, who to contact for transferring my Domain

My client's domain, www.daccusa.org, is hosted at inmotionhosting.com. They tell me though, that the domain itself, is not. I've spoken with two different customer supports at inmotionhosting.com and ...
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How long does it take a whois server to update?

I added two NS records to my DNS record four days ago. I did this to use a service provided by the name servers that I added. In order to get them to enable their services, they need to verify that ...
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Cloudflare is it safe?

I am thinking of signing up with cloud flare, but since i'm not very familiar with the technical side of things, I wanted to ask here first. How safe is it to sign up with services, like cloud flare? ...
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Is it possible to use Whois Guard on dot pro domains?

I have purchased two dot pro domains but the holder info is exposed. Is it possible to use Whois Guard or the like on dot pro domains? If so, Do you know any service provider or registrar that offers ...
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Domain appears taken when searched from a different host, but whois says 'No match'

I have recently registered a new .name domain. It is just myfirstname.name, something like nanda.name. My debit card has been billed, but my domain control panel doesn't show any information ...
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WHOIS domain name expiry date long over due

I just looked up this domain I was interested in obtaining but when I got the WHOIS info it showed this: Created On:31-Dec-2004 18:18:31 UTC Last Updated On:31-Dec-2004 18:18:36 UTC Expiration ...
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private whois but still list email-address?

I tried Googling it, but I couldn't find an answer. I would like private whois, meaning I wouldn't want to display my home address etc. However, I still would want to list email-address.
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Is it possible to transfer a domain without a “gap” in Whois privacy protection?

I currently own several domains on which I am using a Whois privacy protection service to hide my personal details. In the near future, I would like to transfer some of these domains to a different ...
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I own a domain name. Can people view my personal registered info?

Is my information protected? Or can someone tell where I live by my domain name? Why do hosting services offer a protected information service for extra money? How can I view that information?
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How to register a .cn domain

I would like to register a .cn domain. I found the below pages which list the officially accredited registrars: -based in China: http://www.cnnic.net.cn/html/Dir/2007/06/05/4635.htm -based outside ...
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Extraction of whois data for country level domains( .us/.uk etc) [closed]

I'm using Domaintools.com whois api to get the whois info about domains. But they don't have data for country level domains like .us/.au etc. Is there any place I get the whois info using some api ...
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Hiding whois information on GoDaddy registered domains

I have a few domains hosted at GoDaddy, and it's posting my address, phone number, and email address on my whois results. It looks like they charge an exorbitant $10/year for "private registration" ...
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What organizations handle the TLD registries and what are the links to their whois search pages

Cautionary Tale: Registrars get rich by screwing you out of money My first foray into web design included a site with a handful of issues. The original designer/developer created it as a one-off and ...
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What can I do to contact a domain owner?

A few months ago, I found a perfect .com domain name for a website I'm working on. Bad news: it was taken. Good news: It was set to expire on January 12, 2012. It's not a premium name or anything ...
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How to find the records for domain name purchased today and in past? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I access domain registration (whois) history? How to find the records for domain names purchased today and in past?
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WHOIS data accuracy policy: can the domain be cancelled?

I am trying to contact the owner of a domain name regarding potential purchase of the name. The owner's listed contact doesn't work, I never got any replies from him/her. (In fact, the contacts are ...
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Free whois history service? [closed]

I'd like to access whois history starting with year 2007 or earlier for free. Domaintools is kind of expensive for my purposes. who.is seems to provide history starting with year 2009 unfortunately.
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How to find whom a registrar is reselling?

In case a domain is registered not with an ICANN accredited registrar and only the reseller is mentioned in the whois, how can I find out whom is the reseller actually reselling? For example, whois ...
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How can I find the administrator of a website?

The question above sums it up, but I will restate it here: What is a resource I can use to find the administrator of a website?
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Can I access domain registration (whois) history?

I know how to find out who currently owns a domain ("whois domainname"). I'd very much like to get in touch with the previous (recent) owner of a single particular domain. Is that possible? Thanks. ...
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List of services for privatizing whois information

I am registered with a domain name registrar which does not offer an anonymous whois service. However, I am interested in using some third-party service to keep my whois information private. Are there ...
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Whois and server host information privacy

I have a domain that is privately registered, so if you run a whois, you will just the domain registrars name. And below are two questions: Since i am using private registration, is there a way ...
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How do I purchase a parked domain?

I've found a domain name that I'm interested in buying, but it's parked. A few questions stick out in my mind: How do you contact the owner of the domain to make an offer? Just e-mail the ...