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.
Who owns the domain name?
The WHOIS Lookup
To find the domain name owner information, there are a few very simple and easy steps to follow by using the internet: To check the domain name registrant information simply visit the website such as www.whois.net or web solution providers website like GoDaddy or http://www.tucowsdomains.com.
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 .
How do I find out who owns a domain name UK?
To discover who registered your domain, go to the “Whois” website and enter your domain name, e.g. www.bluetree.co.uk. If the Registrant is not your company, then you should take steps to change it. If a private individual registers a domain that’s not used for trade, they can pay extra to hide their contact details.
How do I permanently buy a domain name?
Getting a domain name involves registering the name you want with an organisation called ICANN through a domain name registrar. For example, if you choose a name like “example.com”, you will have to go to a registrar, pay a registration fee that costs around US$10 to US$35 for that name.
How much is a domain worth?
The value of a domain name can range anywhere from a few dollars to numbers in the six or even seven figure range. In many ways it is like the real estate market of the web; those who can spot a great opportunity can purchase a domain that will eventually be invaluable to the right buyer.
Do I own my website?
In a nutshell, lots of different entities do. A domain registrar owns your domain name and a web host owns the server your website is on. The person who created your website owns the design and code, but can give you ownership rights. You own your content.