Geo location to IP mapping

Roland Perry lists at
Tue May 16 11:11:47 UTC 2006

In article 
<OF29005D37.D3CCF6C6-ON80257170.00326AD9-80257170.0033DB6B at>
, Michael.Dillon at 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".
Roland Perry

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