WHOIS lookup

A “Whois lookup” is a query or search performed to retrieve information about a registered domain name or IP address. The term “Whois” is derived from the phrase “who is responsible for a domain name or IP address.”

When a domain name is registered, the registrar collects contact and administrative information from the person or organization registering the domain. This information includes the registrant’s name, email address, phone number, and the domain’s creation and expiration dates. The registrar maintains a database of this information, and it is publicly accessible through a Whois lookup.

Similarly, for IP addresses, a Whois lookup can provide details about the entity or organization that is assigned the IP address range, such as the Internet Service Provider (ISP) or the organization that owns the IP block.

Disclaimer:

The following disclaimer serves as a reminder and notification regarding the responsible and authorized use of Whois lookup tools. It is essential to adhere to legal and ethical guidelines when accessing and utilizing any Whois lookup service. Unauthorized or improper use of these tools is strictly prohibited, and it is essential to understand the potential consequences of such actions.
Privacy Protection: Respecting privacy rights is paramount. Avoid using Whois lookup tools to gather personal information for unlawful purposes, such as spamming, harassment, or identity theft. Any misuse of such information is a violation of privacy and may lead to legal consequences.
Non-Harassment: It is strictly prohibited to utilize Whois lookup tools to engage in cyber stalking, harassment, or any other form of malicious behaviour. Such actions are not only illegal but also unethical, and they can inflict harm on individuals or organizations. Show respect for others’ privacy and security when using any online tool or service.
Compliance with Terms of Service: Ensure that the usage of Whois lookup tools complies with the terms of service of the specific tool or service provider. Unauthorized data mining or collecting large amounts of information for commercial purposes without proper authorization is not permitted.
Legal Implications: Understand that any unauthorized use of Whois lookup tools can result in legal consequences. Violating privacy laws, engaging in unlawful activities, or breaching terms of service can lead to civil lawsuits, criminal charges, or other legal actions.
Responsible Use: Exercise responsibility and integrity when using Whois lookup tools. Utilize them for legitimate purposes such as identifying domain owners, investigating network-related issues, or ensuring compliance with intellectual property rights.
By proceeding to use any Whois lookup tool, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this disclaimer, and you agree to use the tool responsibly and within legal and ethical boundaries. Any misuse or violation of the guidelines outlined in this disclaimer is solely the responsibility of the user, and the tool/service provider shall not be held liable for any consequences arising from such actions.