Geo location to IP mapping
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Tue May 16 11:11:47 UTC 2006
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, Michael.Dillon at btradianz.com writes
>> 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.
>I live in London and use BT Broadband. But geolocation
>shows me being in Ipswich up in East Anglia, a long
>way from London. I assume this is because the geolocation
>only knows that I use an IP address from a DHCP pool
>managed in Ipswich.
Martlesham, probably, which has an "Ipswich" postcode.
>The end result is that most of England's population lives in Ipswich.
Only BT *Retail* ADSL customers, I'm a wholesale customer via a
different ISP, and a different misleading "location".
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