Qwho.com Tells All About Your Favorite Domain Name
First Stand Alone “Who is” Service Instantly ID’s “.com,” “.net,” “.org”
Availability and Registration Info Against All Registrar Databases
(Moraga, CA) September 23, 1999 – Precedent-setting Qwho.com is the newest,
most comprehensive “whois” search engine online. An industry first,
Qwho.com, a service of NameSecure.com, is the only streamlined stand-alone
service consumers can use to find out if their favorite “.com,” “.net” or
“.org” is available, who owns it and how to secure the name if it’s not
“The first step in staking claim to a domain name is researching
availability, which can be difficult because of the many separate registrar
databases that need to be searched,” said NameSecure.com’s founder Jeff
Field. “Qwho.com simplifies the process and provides an all-in-one search
service for anyone on the web. We’re proud to be the first in the business
to provide this service.”
Like a 411 directory on domain name status and availability, curious
Internet namestakers need only go to Qwho.com’s website to learn a current
domain owner’s name, phone number, fax, e-mail and mailing address, or
alternatively to learn if they can stake their claim to a specific domain
name. The best part is the service is free.
With the deregulation of the domain name industry and the addition of new
registrars on the Internet, tracking down information about domain names is
becoming more complex. “That’s where Qwho.com comes in,” said Field. “With
more than 50 new registrar databases to launch over the next few months,
the search can be overwhelming. Qwho.com is engineered to search all of the
databases on-line, taking the confusion out of finding the information you
Until recently, the U.S. government-appointed registry Network Solutions
was the only registrar of domain names on-line. It provided the only
“whois” server on the Internet.
Without Qwho.com, Internet users would have to visit Network Solutions plus
at least six other domain name registrars to access enough databases to
thoroughly search the Internet for domain name information. Visit
http://www.Qwho.com for more information about Qwho.com – the all-in-one
service that’s taking the question out of whois.
About NameSecure.com Inc.
NameSecure.com is the Internet’s premier domain name registration and
website/email forwarding service. Founded in 1995, NameSecure.com is one of
the Internet’s largest domain name registration companies. NameSecure.com
is a Gold Premier Partner with Network Solutions (NASDAQ: NSOL).
NameSecure.com’s affiliations also include GeoCities (NASDAQ: GCTY), a
division of Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO); Xoom.com (NASDAQ: XMCM); Netopia
(NASDAQ: NTPA); iCat.com; Fortunecity.com; and Lycos Network (NASDAQ:
LCOS), which includes Tripod, Angelfire, Hotbot and Whowhere.