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If I own a domain do I own all of its sub domains?

If I own a domain do I own all of its sub domains? For example if I purchase example.com, do I automatically own mail.example.com, blog.example.com, etc? If I do not own the sub domains, can anyone ...
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Verify that a name server is registered at a TLD registry

Let's say I own the domain name example.tld. It is registered at registrar R. In my account at R, I registered the following name servers for the .TLD registry: ns1.example.tld --> 123.456.789.001 ...
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How does ESPN control espn.go.com without controlling go.com [closed]

How does ESPN control the domain espn.go.com if they don't control the tld of go.com. How is this possible?
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Getting a domain by setting up BIND and querying the 'big ones'?

I recently got my hands on an older version of O'Reilly's "DNS & BIND", specifically the Third Edition from September 1998. In chapter 3 it says that you'll need to decide on a domain name and ...
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Where to find an up-to-date list of WHOIS Servers for various tlds?

I'm looking for a reliable and up-to-date list of WHOIS Servers to use in a whois script. It'd be super if it has the string returned by each server when the domain is available.
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Is it possible to change the postfix message-id?

Is it possible to change the message-id in postfix? If I send Mails over an Java-Application I get the following message-id: ...
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How do you register a domain without a TLD?

So I found this website that is visitable and does not have a TLD? Anyone got any idea how to do this?
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Point root domain to another TLD's subdomain (via DNS, not masking)

I've found some similar answers to this question but was hoping someone could clarify in case I'm misunderstanding. This is hosted on IIS 7 in ASP.NET On my site, I have root and www domains going to ...
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Can I create a top level TLD? (.michael for instance)

It appears that ICANN is allowing the creation of top level domains. Instead of 'registering' a domain, you would essentially be signing up to be a registrar (you'd be giving out registrations on ...
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Forward www subdomain to domain with new top level domain?

How do I auto forward/turn/convert (whatever the correct term is) URLs entered as www.example.co, www.example.co/blah/blah, example.co OR example.co/blah/blah to example.com or example.com/blah/blah? ...
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Domain transfer to a provider that doesn't support .DK?

Is it possible to transfer a country code domain from one domain provider to another and that one transferred to does not sell that country code domain (in this case .DK)?
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Domain provider for all Country Code TLDs?

I find it very disturbing to buy some domains from one domain provider than when I have to buy a Country Code TLD that is not supported, I have to buy from another domain provider, and thus ending up ...
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Number of Periods in a Top Level Domain?

site.com is 1 period site.co.uk is 2 periods alpine.k12.ut.us is 3 periods? Is k12.ut.us the TLD? Or is k12 the domain name? How many periods can a TLD have?