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.co.uk Whois query

Discussion in 'General Board' started by khalid, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. khalid

    khalid Well-Known Member

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    I know with GDPR you can’t publicly see the registrant of a .co.uk domain on Nominet Whois.

    Can it be done any other way?
     
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  3. Ben Thomas

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    No because Nominet WHOIS is the master WHOIS. Meaning that the record comes from Nominet. It can be replicated anywhere else, but you can't just get information that simply isn't there.

    But you can do other things. For example, sometimes when I want to check on my competitors registered domains I an run a reverse nameserver query with <insert-API-here>, if they have unique nameservers << !important

    That'll return all of the domains under that nameserver (and hence, all the domains they own)
     
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    There's always another way!
     
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  5. khalid

    khalid Well-Known Member

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    I tried archive.org, their nameservers and a reverse IP lookup all with no successful unfortunately.
     
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    keys Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If last Registrant change is before GDPR then contact details are probably accessible, but still against the rules.
     
  7. khalid

    khalid Well-Known Member

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    I did a reverse nameserver lookup to find other domains on the same ip.

    I also got help from an AD member.

    Both yielded results, thanks everyone.
     
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