[Way OT] Re: Geo location to IP mapping

Scott Weeks surfer at mauigateway.com
Wed May 17 19:58:24 UTC 2006

----- Original Message Follows -----
From: Jeroen Massar <jeroen at unfix.org>

> > 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...  ;-)
> Try http://www.hostip.info it is reasonable accurate in
> most cases and hell it is for free. It depends what you
> need it for of course but it is far better than nothing.
>, your mauigateway.com pops up correctly as
> Honolulu. is guessed to be somewhere random
> in the US.

That's not the address space I manage.  It's just my ISP. 
>From www.hostip.info I get " ... actually we haven't a
clue."  The IP space I manage is a /15 and is in ARIN, so
it's hard to miss...


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