Geo location to IP mapping
hank at efes.iucc.ac.il
Tue May 16 06:38:52 UTC 2006
At 10:55 PM 15-05-06 -0700, Bill Woodcock wrote:
> On Mon, 15 May 2006, Roland Perry wrote:
> > > http://www.hostip.info/use.html, which looks good, at least from a
> > > API/ ease of use prespective.
> > I just tried that, says I'm 100 miles south of where I really am.
> > quite a long way out in a small country like England.
100miles? Is that all? Try 6096 miles!
My IP is 188.8.131.52 and it lists it as Beijing, China yet I am in
Israel. This IP has never been in APNIC. It has been listed in ARIN and
RIPE since 1989 as being Israel so I guess hostip is not the most reliable
system to use.
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