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How is the WHOIS data collected?
Updated Thursday January 28th 2021 / Category Domain Names

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a nonprofit organisation who oversee the policies and procedures surrounding domain names, DNS, and the many namespaces of the internet. 

ICANN policy requires that specific data is provided when registering a domain name and that this personal information is then stored by the registrar in what is known as a WHOIS record.

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