I chose a name for my website and I wanted to purchase it. Few days ago I searched it on the Whois search engine and it was listed as available. Now I do it again and I read it has been created on 2001 and updated today: It is no longer available. I guess the owner updated his/her license right now, but I cannot understand why Whois didn't tell me it already had an owner, I mean it seemed I was completely able to purchase it if I wanted.
Why did the name domain appear as available, although it had already been registered?
it also happened with another domain name I was monitoring, I noticed right now.