WHOIS - Service that shows registrant of a domain name

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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 ...