When Freelance Writers Get Ripped Off – Getting Your Money (Or Your Content) Back
In this case, you would be contacting Godaddy to lodge your complaint. (No digs on Mashable, I am 100% confident that they do pay for all of their content, this is for example only)
Regardless of all of the information that you find on the Whois reply, you will still need to contact the host listed. How to do so is the next step.