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Registrant Alert API
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Registrant Alert API searches across all newly registered, renewed & deleted domain names for specific search terms such as the registrant. The API is ideal for monitoring specific domain registrants to be alerted whenever their information appears in a newly-registered domain name.
- Helps you setting up program to receive notifications whenever specified individuals or organizations register, renew, delete domains or change contact information.
- You can monitor for domain registration, expiration, ownership change, or any type of domain Whois record change.
- Registrant Alert API searches through all domains from .com, .net, .org, .biz, .mobi, .us, .pro, .coop .asia and thousands of other TLDs for your specified registrant or terms.
- You may search by specific attributes in the Domain Whois Records. For example, search by registrant email/ registrant name/ address/ phone number.
- Your search term can be an exact match or fuzzy match. For example, you may search for any registrant name that start with the term "John", or search for any registrant email address that contains the term "xyz".
- Search results can be filtered based on registration date or expiration date. For example, if you want records only within the last year, you can do that.
- By default, the result contains all the domain names registered or dropped on the most recent day. Your program can monitor each set of terms by submitting a single query each day (after 4AM PST).
- You can backtrack the alerts up to 12 days by setting either since_date or days_back.
- The product is ideal for brand protection agents to monitor competition.
- Registrars and Domainers can use this product to keep track of domain registrations and monitor domain ownership changes.