I'm hoping to backorder a domain that looks promissing. I've read that if it's through Network Solutions then you should use SnapNames b/c it automatically does the auctioning/rselling for NS.
Doing a whois shows which regsitrar I have (GoDaddy.com):
[Redirected to whois.godaddy.com]
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Please note: the registrant of the domain name is specified in the "registrant" field. In most cases, GoDaddy.com, Inc. is not the registrant of domain names listed in this database.
Registrant: John Conde
Registered through: GoDaddy.com, Inc. (http://www.godaddy.com)
Domain Name: JOHNCONDE.NET
Domain servers in listed order: NS795.WEBSITEWELCOME.COM NS796.WEBSITEWELCOME.COM
For complete domain details go to: http://who.godaddy.com/whoischeck.aspx?Domain=JOHNCONDE.NET
This worked for all of the domains I checked with various registrars.