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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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DOMAIN registration [closed]

I was planning to register a site domain like "site.io.us", but the problem is that famous registrant doesn't allows more then 1 "." char in their search inputs. So how or where can i check or ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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3answers
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What to do when a registrar goes out of business?

A friend of mine registered a domain name at a host called ServWeb, which now appears to be out of business (just a guess; as you can see there's no response from ServWeb's site.). ServWeb apparently ...
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2answers
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Why is the wrong name server information at crsnic.net & gtld-servers.net?

Did I screw this up? I don’t even know how this might have happened, so I’d like to learn. I’m trying out HostGator’s reseller service and I bought a domain name through it, but I didn’t want the ...
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2answers
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Why can't I register a domain name that a registrar owns?

I am interested in purchasing a .ca domain name. It was taken, and when I did a WHOIS it showed me that GoDaddy (a registrar) has control of it, however when I go to GoDaddy to purchase it, I have no ...
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1answer
167 views

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 ...
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3answers
80 views

Odd Domain Registration Setup

This is a continuation of a question that I already posted, but this is distinct enough to warrant a new question I believe. I've got a client who knows very little about how their domains are ...
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4answers
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How should i insist that a Domain Name Record be amended to protect a co-owner?

I'm aware that there's no field in the record format that explicitly relates to co-ownership. This scenario must come up fairly often--one party owns (is the registrant) the domain name, another ...
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1answer
656 views

programatically check if a domain is availible?

Using this solution http://serverfault.com/questions/98940/bot-check-if-a-domain-name-is-availible/98956#98956 I wrote a quick script (pasted below) in C# to check if the domain MIGHT be available. A ...
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Tools for finding domain names [closed]

I've built out a pet project of mine, and am now looking for a good domain name for it. Arbitrarily doing whois lookups on ideas that pop into my head seems inefficient. What tools do you use when ...