I thought whois data was free?

From: Rod 
go figure. ;)

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To: noreply@whoisaccess.us
Subject: Re: domain whois lists
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 10:22:00 -0500

On Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:00:06 -0500, Whois Access 

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