Chapter 3 Exercise 7

7. Choose two existing Web site names. To make it more interesting, one of them should be from a spam site. Use the Internet resources to obtain as much information about the company and owner as you can. Note, you should also check the office of the appropriate secretary of state.

[Answer depends on companies, but at least provide the output from (or and (or]
Answer is variable. Note that the new “proxy” registrations make it more difficult to find information (but that is the point of the exercise). Other than large companies, most of the registrations are probably false, or they list an address in China which is meaningless. Otherwise, the exercise is straightforward.
One sample from spam is, a portion for WhoIs:
Domain Name.......... WALKSPEECH.COM
Creation Date........ 2007-11-23 23:04:40
Registration Date.... 2007-11-23 23:04:40
Expiry Date.......... 2008-11-23 23:04:40
Organisation Name.... kevin
Organisation Address. 320 Monte Carlo Dr,Chatsworth, GA
Organisation Address.
Organisation Address. Foreignness      <<<<<<<<
Organisation Address. 30705
Organisation Address. WG
Organisation Address. US
IP Address: (ARIN & RIPE IP search)
IP Location: JP(JAPAN)
Lock Status: clientTransferProhibited
DMOZ no listings
Y! Directory: see listings
Data as of: 14-Jun-2005

Compare this fake data to any real company (e.g., Microsoft) and the differences are obvious.