whois (dig +short gitlab.com) | grep OrgName | sed 's/OrgName: *\(.*\)/\1/' returns “Microsoft Corporation”
Analogous command applied for status.gitlab.com returns “DigitalOcean, LLC”.
Despite of that, both sites are down now, with the former returning 500 and the latter 502. According to people on Twitter, it is not the first #GitLab outage in the recent time ( https://twitter.com/gitlabstatus/status/907186047934713856 ).
Another argument for decentralized repository management.