Geo location to IP mapping

Hank Nussbacher hank at
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:
>     > >, 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. 
> That's
>     > quite a long way out in a small country like England.

100miles?  Is that all? Try 6096 miles!

My IP is 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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