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Whois is dead as Europe hands DNS overlord ICANN its arse

Ken Hagan Gold badge

If it's a dodgy website, you probably can't trust the whois information anyway.

Registrars ought to check and insist that it is valid, but they've no reason to beyond "being professional" and if they are only charging a few pounds for the domain then there's probably no money in the budget for checking.

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