Whois Database

WHOIS (pronounced as the phrase who is) is a query and response protocol that is widely used for querying databases that store the registered users or assignees of an Internet resource, such as a domain name, an IP address block, or an autonomous system, but is also used for a wider range of other information. The protocol stores and delivers database content in a human-readable format. The WHOIS protocol is documented in RFC 3912.
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  • Here’s how the new number two new gTLD got so big so quick

    …” characters, and in many cases domains in .网址 are simply the traditional equivalents of the simplified versions. I understand that these duplicates may account for something like 30% of the zone file. I’ve been unable to figure out definitively why the .网址 Whois database appeared to be so borked. As I noted last week, every domain in the .网址…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein How To's- 8 readers -
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