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I am trying to check the whois details for a site and not able to find any data. I have tried multiple whois engines. Could someone let me know why this is the case? Shouldn't registration information for the domain be public domain?

Note I have also checked but this also states that there is no data. However, if I navigate to I do get the University of Queensland website. Can someone explain why this is the case or if I am not searching for it correctly?

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The .AU registry simply has no data for this domain in their WHOIS database!: – iglvzx May 19 '14 at 2:26
up vote 4 down vote accepted

According to Wikipedia, is a legacy domain that resulted from a namespace move. Data may simply not have been ported to newer systems.

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