How does Yahoo/Google find unknown domains?

Chris Buxton chris.p.buxton at
Mon Nov 8 07:49:49 UTC 2010

On Nov 7, 2010, at 5:02 PM, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> If I read the conditions of Networksolutions and Co, spidering of  WHOIS
> records is prohibited also the commercial use of the data.

I have heard that the data is available for purchase, as a subscription. Therefore, using the whois service to harvest that data prevents them from monetizing the data.

Chris Buxton
BlueCat Networks

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