network triangulation (Re: Geo location to IP mapping)

Edward B. DREGER eddy+public+spam at
Mon May 15 22:18:03 UTC 2006

> Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 17:24:48 -0400
> From: sgorman1 at ...

> The NSA was granted a patent for an IP geo-location technology based
> on triangulation using latency measures.

It could probably be foiled by this patented technology:

which is equally reliable and useful. ;-)

ObOp: Latency and jitter cause problems with triangulation.  I find
zipcode-level accuracy hard to believe for a predictive system.

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