WHOIS - Service that shows registrant of a domain name

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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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How do you view domain whois history?

I know its possible to view the current whois information on a domain by doing: whois example.com However this is not what I need, I need to view the history of WHOIS for previous owners and ...
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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 ...
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How can I keep my privacy while owning multiple domain names?

I want to own, create and run few domains. I do not want 'whois' to have my name, home address and home phone available to anyone who looks me up. I've already bought a mailbox that I can use for my ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Finding the expiration date of a domain?

Is there a way to find the expiration date of a ".id.au" domain? I can't seem to find any information on any .id.au domain I search on.
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Postal address in Whois information, how bad of an idea is this?

I currently have my full contact details (including my phone number and postal address) in the WHOIS information for all the domain names I have registered so far. I wonder how bad of an idea this is ...
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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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How can I hide whois information?

Is it possible to hide ownership of a domain, so i won't show up on whois searches for domains I own, even if you know where to look?
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Where can I safetly search domain whois without worrying about the search engine parking on the domain immediately after the search?

There are a lot of companies that provide domain whois but I've heard of a lot of people who had bad experiences where the domain was bought soon after the whois search and the price was increased ...