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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. The protocol stores and delivers database content in a human-readable format.<ref name=rfc3912>RFC 3912, WHOIS Protocol Specification, L. Daigle (September 2004)</ref> The WHOIS protocol is documented in RFC 3912.


WHOIS sections
Intro  History  Protocol  Implementation  Servers  Query example  Referral Whois  Criticism  Accuracy of information  Law and policy  ICANN proposal to abolish WHOIS  Standards documents  See also  References  External links  

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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. The protocol stores and delivers database content in a human-readable format.<ref name=rfc3912>RFC 3912, WHOIS Protocol Specification, L. Daigle (September 2004)</ref> The WHOIS protocol is documented in RFC 3912.


WHOIS sections
Intro  History  Protocol  Implementation  Servers  Query example  Referral Whois  Criticism  Accuracy of information  Law and policy  ICANN proposal to abolish WHOIS  Standards documents  See also  References  External links  

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