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WHOIS - Service that shows registrant of a domain name

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Should I buy domain privacy now that GDPR is in

I used to get scammers ringing my phone because I didn't buy domain privacy. Being in the EU, Do I still need to buy this service if I dont want scammers and spam ringing my phone by looking up whois? ...
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Why My Domain Registration Date Changed After Transfer?

i transferred my domain that registered on 2015-08-05 from godaddy.com to register.it After transfer totally completed in 1 hour, domain reg date changed to 2019-07-14 (some sites show 2019-07-13) I ...
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How to backorder domain

I would like to set up an internet tool to automatically buy back domain names that have just expired. I saw on the internet that there are several steps before the final deletion. There is the grace ...
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How to find data of newly registered domains and whois information

I see that companies are able to find whois data of newly registered domains? can I have information on how exactly is that done?
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Has the owner ignored the domain for 9 years?

I'm interested in a domain that already has an owner. I checked with Whois , and Whois reports that the domain has Creation Date and Updated Date of 5/15/2010. On the other hand, the Registration ...
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How to remove myself from all websites that show whois history?

It's easy to find Whois Information from the past (Whois History or called Reversed Whois) from sites like; domaintools.com reg.com 12whois.com domainhistory.com whoismind.com some are cheap and ...
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My clients name isn't shown in Whois

My client's name isn't shown in whois https://whois.icann.org/ nor https://ae.godaddy.com/whois nor any otheer whois service though I didn't make the domain private, the name, the address, and ...
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Domain registered through third party which is now defunct

A client's website is registered on a domain which has a protected whois. The website and domains were setup via a third party company which went under years ago but we are unsure if the company was ...
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Is a place holder phone or fax number allowed in WHOIS records?

Can I use a place holder phone or fax number for WHOIS contact information? I assume the fax number is optional, I just used 555-555-5555. I tend to just add an accurate phone number, street address, ...
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Domain registration not showing the correct expiry in whois and it is shown for sale when we visit it. Is there a conflict?

Our group registered one domain (say for example mysite.example) as it was shown available on various domain registrars. Registration went successfully on online payment. Even after few weeks it is ...
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Is it possible to keep the old registration date for my domain that is shown in whois when moving my website to a new domain?

I would like to transform my website from www.namesite.example to www.namesite2.example. Is it possible to get the whois data to show the original data of the first domain registration? Or it is ...
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How to retrieve pendingDelete starting time? [duplicate]

I've been following a domain I want to buy for a while. Right now its status is pendingDelete. It seems that the standard time for the domain to become available after the domain entered pendingDelete ...
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What does “Status: serverRenewProhibited” mean in domain WHOIS data?

In reviewing a client's domain WHOIS record recently, I came across this status entry: Status: serverRenewProhibited What's the meaning of this status?
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Does the given fields of WHOIS information change per registrar? What are the differences?

Do certain registrars have the power to say, exclude an email address, but keep name, location, etc in the WHOIS? If so, I would like to see how differently the top registrars do WHOIS (what ...
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When exactly will a .net domain waiting for deletion become available and how to be the first to register?

I have laid my eye on a .net domain that is going to be deleted soon and will therefore become available for registration. Registry Expiry Date: 2018-04-03T18:13:53Z From what I understand, an ...
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Domain Privacy Protection based in US

I just received an email from a customer, telling me they heard a rumour that my site wasn't legit and that it was run out of Panama. Noticeably upset, they asked me to explain... Upon further ...
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How to show Registrant Name in WHOIS lookup?

I have purchased a domain name (anishghosh.me) from bigrock.com but when I'm doing a WHOIS lookup on the domain the registrant name is not showing in that information. How can I show my name as the ...
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Buying a domain name - How can I ensure that it hasn't expired or been 301 redirected before?

I'm thinking about buying a domain name from a seller. The Verisign Whois information shows that it was registered in 2011. Are there any instances in which a domain could drop/expire and yet the ...
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can't transfer and register a Canceled+/Expired .Li domain (with incomplete WHOIS)

I contacted the registrant (I edited out his name out below) by finding his new email on the web, he emailed me that he don't own the domain anymore and sent photos he took of the paper forms he ...
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Is there a way to hide my domain Whois information for free?

I am so sick of being spammed by calls and emails every time I register a new domain name. I know I can pay for Whois protection with my domain name registrar, or choose a registrar who provides this ...
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Is it illegal to operate a domain WHOIS lookup website?

I have been getting an abuse report via my hosting company which is reported by other people, and my host has been threatening to terminate the hosting/account. The abuse report is sent because I am ...
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Why is this site still down when the domain was renewed almost a week ago?

The domain of interest was renewed a week ago, but the site is still down. Shouldn't the site be back up by now? (It's not my domain, it's a domain I wanted to buy but failed to get, and I'm asking ...
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After a domain name expired and goes into a grace period, what happens to the WHOIS information on it?

I have a domain name that is expiring in a few weeks. I want to delete the domain name right now, but the Registrar company will only let me delete it by letting it expire. I have purchased a WHOIS ...
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whois — Can I use a general delivery (poste restante) address?

As far as I know, ICANN wants every domain owner to put their contact information into the WHOIS database. I'm fine with revealing my real name, but having to submit the address where I live seems ...
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Whoisguard for Icelandic TLD?

I have an .is domain name registered with ISNIC. Every bit of my information (name, email, address) shows up when doing a whois and I'd like to avoid that. I can't find anything relating to ...
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Transfer domain from missing web host

I registered a domain through WebhostFive in March. The company has since ceased to exist. I would like to transfer my domain to another registrar but not sure how this would work as I cannot log into ...
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Anonymous domain registration?

For privacy reasons, I'd like to hide my personal information including my name in the WHOIS registry, while registering with OVH. In OVH's OwO Terms of Use, the following information is stated : An ...
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My domain name is marked private, but who.is still lists it with my personal information

I registered a new domain name at my provider and told them afterwards, after I found out that my personal information was listed, to make it private. So they did that. I just checked who.is and put ...
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Can I buy a domain from myself if WHOIS privacy is enabled? [closed]

I have a domain with Hosting Company A, and I want to move it to Hosting Company B. I have tried to disable the WHOIS privacy on Hosting Company A's web application, but it appears not to have worked. ...
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How to change the owner of a .co.uk whose owner has died?

Years ago, I registered a .co.uk domain for my mother using my own 123-reg account. I set the registrant name to hers as it was a gift for her and she would be the owner. Time passed and she has ...
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Alternative when the current whois email cant be accessed and needs to verify the contact info for ICANN validation

I have a domain reseller account under PDR (publicdomainregistry). One of my client's domain has come under "Pending Verification". The message which I see in my control panel is as below. An email ...
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I run an adult website from a Muslim country where they are illegal, how do I avoid using my real name with domain name registration?

I live in Muslim country where adults sites are banned. I do have such website hosted in US but registrar is asking for real info now. I do have Private Registration (Whois Guard at Namecheap) ...
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Why a domain name which was available now appears as created 15 years ago?

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 ...
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Domain name “registered on” date

Question: Does the registered on date carry over to new owners of a domain name? Scenario: I was recently contacted by a very credible non-profit that had lost their domain name because they failed ...
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How do web development companies identify newly registered domain names?

I registered a new domain name a few days ago. Since then I've been getting quite a few e-mails advertising web development services to me. It is clear to me where those companies got my e-mail from (...
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What is Domain ID? [closed]

What is the Domain ID in the WHOIS record and when and how it will be used? WHOIS for wikimedia.org: Domain ID: D95346862-LROR Is this similar to Registry Domain ID? WHOIS for stackexchange.com: ...
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Rules for WHOIS registrant contact details of a .co.nz domain name?

I understand there are rules on accuracy of contact details for a .co.nz domain name, such as requirements on the address being current, the name being of a real person (rather than just "Registrant") ...
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Does using WhoIS Guard create false whois records that could be used in an inaccuracy complaint?

For people who use Whois protection services, does this mean that if a inaccuracy complaint was submitted against them that this would actually take effect? Lets say person Y was based in United ...
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Omitting Domain Registrant/Admin Name

I've noticed, with a quick domain lookup, that Facebook omits some informations in the Whois Records. Instead of writing a real name, the Registrant/Amin/Tech Name is "Domain Administrator". How is it ...
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Is there a schema definition for Domain Name Registries?

I work on a service that, among other things, validates user-provided information against the data retrieved via WHOIS. Most transactions are reasonably well handled by a few simple checks, but there'...
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How to get ultra private whois information like the following:

How would i get ultra private DNS whois informaation like the following: link link 2 As you can see it is not just private domain registration, the nameservers on the two different whois sites are ...
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What happens with WHO IS privacy protection when the domain is not active?

I'm running small Wordpress site (about 15k visitors per month) and I want to buy a custom domain and monetize it. During the registration I'm asked for personal info, I know I have to provide it. I ...
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Is it possible to search WHOIS data by parameters like zip/postal code?

Is it possible to search WHOIS data by parameters such as: registrant name, registrant email, registrant zip/postal code?
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Extracting Organization ID from WhoIs Query

I am trying to extract OrgId from whois query to detect malicious servers. whois 69.59.28.19 | grep OrgId: | awk '{print $2}' But for some IPs there are multiple OrgId entries. whois 69.59.28.19 ...
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How long before I can re-register my domain at another registrar after my registrar cancelled my account and deleted my domain?

I got the problem with my domain with 1&1. They canceled my account without any notice. Then I checked status of my domain on whois. WHOIS Server: whois.1und1.de Referral URL: http://1und1.de ...
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What does SEO score reported by whois.domaintools.com mean and what factors influence it?

I created a website and purchased the second-level domain. I didn't put any content yet and I can't even find it by googling the domain name; despite thas whois.domaintools.com reports that my SEO ...
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Updating rwhois contact information to satisfy blacklisting agent

I've had a VPS for several years, operating at the same IP address. Recently my IP address was listed at MIPspace for sending "unsolicited email marketing". I am NOT in the business of email marketing....
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top-level domain registration: does “updating” imply a license extension (Whois report)?

I created a blog and I want to purchase a second level domain, that's to say I want to move from domain.altervista.org to -> domain.com. I would like to register that domain with the .com extension ...
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Check if domain registration has lapsed and been offered publicly in the past

Im trying to tell if a currently registered doamin, registration has lapsed in the past. When i look at the Whois it tells me that : Expires On August 25, 2016 Registered On August 25, 1999 Updated ...
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The individual that registered the .net domain for our company can't be contacted, how can we regain control over the domain name?

I built a website for a client, who insisted on managing the domain themselves. I think it was owned by the maker of their previous site. Anyway they now want me to take control of the domain, but ...