Google Wishlist: whois

There are a number of queries you can do from the Google searchbar; for example, if you query on a phone number, you get a reverse lookup. If you query define:word, you get definitions of that word.

In keeping with the goal of turning Google into the Swiss Army Knife of information retrieval, I wish Google would return domain name ownership results when queried with I think this would be pretty low-hanging fruit for Google. If anyone reading this has access to Google’s magnaminous ear, please suggest it.

Update: It appears that Google had this feature at the beginning of the year, but Network Solutions banned it. Alas.

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