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  • Our Hosted Whois Web Service provides the registration details, also known as the Whois Record, of a domain name, an IP address or an email address.
  • The first 500 Whois API calls are complimentary when you register for a free developer account.

Benefits

  • Get key data points for domains including Registrant name, organization, e-mail address, registration address, registrar information, creation date, expiration date, updated date, domain availability, domain age, and much more.
  • All the Whois information is well parsed and normalized to a consistent format for easy integration with your business processes.
  • The query results with both parsed fields and raw texts are returned in popular XML & JSON format.
  • Real-time Whois data, ensuring that only the most up to date and accurate information is available.

Practical uses

  • Cyber Security researchers use Whois API for investigating & curbing cybercrime.
  • Cyber Security and anti-malware solutions use Whois API to detect spams, malicious websites, intrusions, and other online misbehaviors.
  • Payment processors and banks use Whois API to detect transaction fraud.
  • Domainers use Whois API to check domain names availability and to track domain registration changes.
  • Registries, registrars and domain brokers use Whois API to ensure reliable and secure domain name ownership transfer and management.
  • Brand agents use Whois data to protect their intellectual property and to check potential trademark infringements. They also use Whois searches to scope domain name similarities, duplicates, or copycats.
  • Domain investors use the information gained from Whois searches to learn about their competition and to identify investment opportunities.
  • Law enforcement agencies use Whois API to identify all the connected domains, websites and IP addresses associated with fraudulent activities and criminals.
  • Website owners and managers use Whois API to identify new business and partnership opportunities and to locate potential buyers through the contact details provided in the Whois records.

Enterprise API Package

API access through WhoisXMLAPI can be purchased as an annual subscription. The access pricing is based on the number of queries, which is measured monthly with per-minute rate limits. The pricing structure gives predictability to business planning and solution architecture.

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Parsed domain name: google.com
Domain name extension: .com
Estimated domain age: 7830 day(s)
Contact email: abusecomplaints@markmonitor.com
Created date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 07:00:00 GMT
Updated date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:45:07 GMT
Registrar name: MarkMonitor, Inc.
Registar Internet Assigned Numbers Authority ID: 292
WHOIS server: whois.markmonitor.com
Domain EEP status codes by ICANN list: clientUpdateProhibited clientTransferProhibited clientDeleteProhibited serverUpdateProhibited serverTransferProhibited serverDeleteProhibited
Custom field name 1: RegistrarContactEmail
Custom field value 1: abusecomplaints@markmonitor.com
Custom field name 2: RegistrarContactPhone
Custom field value 2: +1.2083895740
Custom field name 3: RegistrarURL
Custom field value 3: http://www.markmonitor.com
Domain's registrant
Organization: Google LLC
State: CA
Country: UNITED STATES
Country code: US
Administrative contact
Organization: Google LLC
State: CA
Country: UNITED STATES
Country code: US
Technical contact
Organization: Google LLC
State: CA
Country: UNITED STATES
Country code: US
Record update dates
Created date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:00:13 GMT
Updated date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:00:13 GMT
Name servers
Host names
ns4.google.com
ns1.google.com
ns3.google.com
ns2.google.com
Registry data
Created date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 04:00:00 GMT
Updated date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:36:40 GMT
Expires date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 04:00:00 GMT
Parsed domain name: google.com
Name servers
Host names
ns1.google.com
ns2.google.com
ns3.google.com
ns4.google.com
Domain EEP status codes by ICANN list: clientDeleteProhibited clientTransferProhibited clientUpdateProhibited serverDeleteProhibited serverTransferProhibited serverUpdateProhibited
Record update dates
Created date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:00:12 GMT
Updated date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:00:12 GMT
Custom field name 1: RegistrarContactEmail
Custom field value 1: abusecomplaints@markmonitor.com
Registrar name: MarkMonitor Inc.
Registar Internet Assigned Numbers Authority ID: 292
Custom field name 2: RegistrarContactPhone
Custom field name 3: RegistrarURL
Custom field value 2: +1.2083895740
Custom field value 3: http://www.markmonitor.com
WHOIS server: whois.markmonitor.com
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