[Way OT] Re: Geo location to IP mapping

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Wed May 17 18:21:02 UTC 2006



On May 17, 2006, at 2:09 PM, Scott Weeks wrote:

>
> ----- Original Message Follows -----
> From: Jeff Rosowski <rosowskij at ie.ymp.gov>
>
>>> 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.
>>
>> Only 100 miles?  I entered the address of a box I have in
>> Virginia, and it  says it's in California.  Well at least
>> it got the country right.
>
>
> One of the geolocation thingies said my addresses were in
> Amsterdam.  That's only 10,000 miles from Hawaii.  2500
> miles more and that's exactly the opposite side of the
> planet...  ;-)

Sometimes knowing which planet you are dealing with can be useful...

Regards
Marshall

>
> scott




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