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What is sponsoring registrar?

I am looking at whois record for a domain to know who is the registrar of the domain. But the whois record has following line for registrar. Sponsoring Registrar:Network Solutions, LLC (R63-LROR) ...
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Can an organisation take over a domain?

Basically I am working with a church who has a new pastor. The churches website hosting is paid by the church bank account and the domain name is up for renewal. The company are telling us that the ...
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Does purchasing a registered domain name extend the expiration date?

I recently purchased an existing domain name through the site name.com and after I made the payment, I realized that the domain expired about 10 days earlier. Is it legal/good practice to sell already ...
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Cheap, reliable registrar for .NAME, .COM, .NET [closed]

I am moving away from GoDaddy and I am looking for a cheap, reliable registrat that also offers DNS management. I have .NAME, .COM and .NET domains. I tried: dnsimple.com and they work fine for ...
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How much were DNS domain names from 1994 - 1998? How were domains acquired prior to e-commerce?

First off, my co-worker says that DNS domain names were about $100 back then, not $20. Can someone tell me what the DNS name purchase process in that time was like, how much the domain cost, and any ...
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given a URL, how do I find the domain registrar and the web host?

If I had a domain name, and wanted to find the registrar and the hosting company for that domain, how do I do that? Is there any central registry that keeps track of it? If yes, is there any API to ...
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Registering a Domain Name automatically via a web service or API

Right now we have the need to register a new domain name every day or so. As fun as going through godaddy's registration process is (or any domain registrar for that matter), we would like to ...