Domain loss : Your domain account does not update your WHOIS info

There is very little education of end-users about how important up-to-date WHOIS information is. In a case involving an end-user’s domain that was lost via the UDRP process, updating the Account Settings at GoDaddy was not enough. The GoDaddy customer, who is not an investor, assumed that by keeping that part of the contact information […]

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ICANN should get WHOIS lessons from the Israel Internet Association

One of the issues with WHOIS, as implemented by ICANN, is that it does not keep track of WHOIS history. When a domain registrant changes, there is no tracking record of the date these changes occurred, and even popular third party services such as DomainTools cannot keep up with changes – unless a domain is […]

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ZFBot : Adding WHOIS makes this domain research service indispensable

ZFBot, the domain research tool with tens of millions of registered domains in its database, just got better. Recent changes improving the service were lacking just one thing: WHOIS queries for the returned domains. But now this has been added, as developer Ken Greenwood fine-tunes his already indispensable domain tool! The changes are available immediately […]

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DomainTools rolls out Domain Pre-Crime software add-on

DomainTools, the quintessential tool for domain research, is participating at Black Hat 2016, the security expo event – at booth #472. Today, second and final day of the infosec event, DomainTools is rolling out new research software addressing the issues of domain theft and cybercrime. “A lot of domain investors are familiar with Iris, our […]

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Domain safety : DomainTools introduces hands-free WHOIS

Popular domain research tool, DomainTools, is introducing a hands-free version of its domain WHOIS tool, and what a great timing that is. Millions of domainers will be on the road for the July 4th weekend, and naturally, many will be also researching domain names. Safety should come first, all while on the look for the […]

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Decline in domainer population the direct result of WHOIS apps

Domain technology in 2016 has “caution” written all over it. A domain investor fell off a Sierra Madre cliff and plunged to his death last week, all while querying a series of domains on his iPad. In December, two domainers collided head on, while texting their latest CHIPS domains to a domain broker specializing in […]

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Domain companies to be grateful for : DomainTools

As we’re heading into the final days of 2015, it’s time to reflect onto the domain industry companies that helped make this a superb and prosperous year in domain investing. After our coverage of Escrow.com, it’s time to extend our thanks to an indispensable research tool: DomainTools. The majority of domain investors point their browser […]

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Domain jungle : Whoisology has some big ‘gorilla’ balls !

Whoisology recently revealed its redesigned website, and with a motto of “More Than Reverse Whois Lookups” its readers are definitely getting a lot more. The Whoisology service handles domain-related “big data” and offers correlations between domains. For example, registered users that query a domain’s owner can search for additional domains owned – now, or in […]

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Dofo WHOIS service switched to DomainIQ API

Dofo.com, the domain WHOIS service by French domain entrepreneur, Francois Carrillo, has recently changed its main provider of information. A shortcut for “DOmain inFO“, Dofo.com provides a quick toolkit to expand the simple WHOIS information of domain names, particularly: Metrics (Appraisal, Alexa, Compete) History (Past WHOIS, History, Screenshots, Archive, Registrars, NameServers, Hosting) Info (WHOIS, Wikipedia, […]

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DomainTools releases graph of WHOIS activity during the World Cup

DomainTools, the definitive domain WHOIS tool for domain investors, has scheduled some maintenance today, from 10am to 6pm PDT. While some might think that the exact time frame was randomly selected, it’s in fact based on expert analysis of WHOIS query data. Analysis of WHOIS queries at DomainTools during the World Cup soccer in Brazil, […]

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GWhois: New generation domain WHOIS tool promises privacy and security

Although DomainTools is the golden standard among WHOIS tools for domainers and end-users alike, a new free WHOIS tool is now available. GWhois, operating from GWhois.org, is built using a modern code architecture, promising the following features: Authority – performing Whois lookups the right way by starting from the root (IANA). Transparency – showing each […]

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DomainTools: The Right Tools for your job

Our corporate sponsor, DomainTools, has launched a brand new ad campaign. Titled “The right tools for your job“, it displays an essential tool-chest worn on the belt of a leggy, tanned woman in “daisy dukes”. You can view the new ad rotating with another on the right side of every DomainGang page. DomainTools provides a […]

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