Site begins showing older whois records.
Searches at DomainTools for domain names registered at Go Daddy now include a “recent whois record” with the note “We provide this record when data provided by the registrar is missing key information.”
Here’s an example:
It’s not clear how recent the whois records are and if they were pulled prior to Go Daddy’s block going into effect.
I’ve already come across one situation where I need historical whois information on a domain name that isn’t available because of the block.