how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 20:12:37 CDT 2009


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On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 5:51 PM, Chuck Anderson <cra at wpi.edu> wrote:

> I have a customer who received a new assignment from ARIN, but the
> GeoIP data is returning Canada rather than the US as the location of
> the IP prefix.  Google redirects to www.google.ca and some other sites
> aren't working correctly because they expect a US IP.  Does anyone
> have any advice on how to update the GeoIP and other similar
> databases?
>

Wouldn't a SWIP for a sub-allocation work?

I was under the impression that most of the GeoIP services fed off of WHOIS
registration data points.

Than again, maybe I have no idea. ;-)

- - ferg

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