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WHOIS and Prentice's misuse and motives

Lynn Prentice (lprent) has tried to defend his abusive attack on a young person who was involved in a spoof political site, Kiwi-O-Meter, which has since been taken down by the site owner. 2,197 more words

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Prentice actions "strictly forbidden" by InternetNZ

Lynn Prentice often tells the world how well he knows the Internet, but Duncan Brown did a bit of simple checking and shows that when Prentice published the physical addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Ben Guerin and myself he clearly breached conditions of the use of WHOIS registry searching. 860 more words

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...As if I can't help myself

I’m running another blog again???

I ran a successful real estate investing blog from 2003 to 2008, with a million page views a year. ┬áThen, when the markets crashed, so did my will to live, er–I mean, write! 418 more words


SOPA takes new form: Say NO to ICANN proposal that threatens to eliminate online privacy rights

(NaturalNews) The non-profit organization responsible for managing domain names online is proposing new privacy guidelines that suggest an imminent resurrection of the ill-reputed “Stop Online Privacy Act,” or SOPA. 633 more words


WHOIS Anonymity Hangs in the Balance under ICANN Proposal

ICANN is mulling a plan pushed by the entertainment industry that could dramatically limit the use of proxy registration services that mask domain ownership.

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) analyst Jeremy Malcolm and EFF attorney Mitch Stoltz… 337 more words


Buying a cheap domain with free WHOIS

When I bought my first domain, I looked at the price and the reputation of the company. Back then there wasn’t much choice, but these days there are choices and you get what you pay for. 499 more words


Whois-Search tool


WHOIS (pronounced as the phrase who is) is a query and response protocol that is widely used for querying databases that store the registered users or assignees of an Internet resource, such as a domain name, an IP address block, or an autonomous system, but is also used for a wider range of other information. 1,762 more words