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Historical whois lookup?
..any such thing?
elgumbo




msg:689374
 12:26 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Hi

Does anyone know if it possible to check the previous owners of a .co.uk domain name?

Thanks

 

gpmgroup




msg:689375
 1:03 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

You would need somebody with a copy of the zone files for the given date.

A longshot [archive.org...] might help with the content from which you may be able to workout the owner

Shak




msg:689376
 1:20 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Does anyone know if it possible to check the previous owners of a .co.uk domain name?

only if you have friends in HIGH or low places ;)

Shak

elgumbo




msg:689377
 1:33 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Which one are you, Shak? ;)

Archive.org is no use as there was no site.

hurlimann




msg:689378
 1:50 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

I did hear a rumour Shak has great contacts ranging from the lowest of the low to royalty and his mailbox needed filling.

Why not just try phoning Nominet. They claim a duty to make the records it holds available to everyone :)

elgumbo




msg:689379
 4:38 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

I did speak to Nominet and I normally find them very helpful, but they said they couldn't help me out with this request.

choster




msg:689380
 4:48 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Whois Source offers two-year name history with a paid membership; unfortunately, I do not think it includes .co.uk domains.

gpmgroup




msg:689381
 11:14 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Doesn't whois source "history" show who searched for the name through their systems rather than who owned it?

elgumbo




msg:689382
 8:09 am on Oct 11, 2004 (gmt 0)

Thanks guys but I managed to sort it out thanks to a friend in a low / high place ;)

Shak




msg:689383
 9:27 am on Oct 12, 2004 (gmt 0)

Thanks guys but I managed to sort it out thanks to a friend in a low / high place ;)

;)

thats a cup of Earl Grey you owe then...

Shak

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