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What is the WHOIS database?
This database allows you to instantly get information on a given domain name, including who registered it, when it was created, who to contact at that domain, etc. This is also a useful way to see if a domain you have registered has been registered by Internic yet.

When you try to register a domain with us, we look it up in that database to see if it is taken or not. When you register your domain with us, the contact information you supply will be publicly available through the WHOIS service.

Last updated: Nov 01, 2001.