Who controls domain name?
Domain name space.
Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) manages the top-level development and architecture of the Internet domain name space.
It authorizes domain name registrars, through which domain names may be registered and reassigned.
Who is the registrant of a domain name?
domain name registrant. The person, company or entity who owns or holds a domain name. When corporations and companies register a domain name, the registrant should be the company name (not an individual employee within the company) to ensure the business maintains ownership of the domain name.
Who owns a domain?
The legal owner of a domain name is the person and/or organization listed as the domain’s registrant or owner contact. Domains typically have four contacts: registrant/owner, admin, technical, and billing. These can be the same person or different people.
How do I find out who owns a private domain?
Go to https://www.whois.com/whois in a web browser. Whois.com is a free website that can find the registered owner for most domain names. There are other tools you can use to look up domain names, but many do not support newer top-level domains like . io or .