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4.21. I received e-mail from someone on a host called Can I use whois to learn more about that site?

Yes. Whois can tell you about Internet hosts, not just users. On my computer, I simply type whois and learn.
Panix Public Access Unix of New York (PANIX-DOM)
   c/o Alexis Rosen
   110 Riverside Drive
   New York, NY 10024

   Domain Name: PANIX.COM
Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Zone Contact:
      Rosen, Alexis  (AMR8)  hostmaster@ACCESS.NET
      (212) 877-4854

   Record last updated on 12-Apr-93.

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