[Way OT] Re: Geo location to IP mapping
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Wed May 17 18:46:31 UTC 2006
> From owner-nanog at merit.edu Wed May 17 13:22:15 2006
> Cc: nanog at merit.edu
> From: Marshall Eubanks <tme at multicasttech.com>
> Subject: Re: [Way OT] Re: Geo location to IP mapping
> Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 14:21:02 -0400
> To: surfer at mauigateway.com
> 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...
I find that the state is invariably correct.
Although the seems to be a lot of 'uncertainty' about how to spell
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