WHOIS - Service that shows registrant of a domain name

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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 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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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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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 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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Which DNS registrars will hide my WHOIS information? [closed]

Whilst browsing this question, some of the answers mentioned that certain registrars will replace your whois information with their own. Can anybody provide details on which registrars offer this ...
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Does changing domain ownership affect SEO?

I have heard that when domain ownership changes, the domain loses its page rank. My theory on this is: Lots of sites selling high PR domains actually cheat. They invest in high PR links for the ...
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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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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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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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reliable way to get whois information in standard format

I am trying to write a script to fetch whois information for a bunch of sites. I am facing two problems: 1) whois command arbitrarily returns fgets/connection reset errors. Trying multiple times for ...
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Is there anyway for me to legally and ethically hit the whois on thousands of domains?

I have a project that is building comprehensive data on thousands of companies and domain information is an important part of it, but often the whois services will say that you can't use them for ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Monitoring Domain Availability

How can I write a tool to monitor domain name availability? In particular, I am interested in monitoring availability of a domain which is in PENDINGDELETE (or REDEMPTIONPERIOD or ...