how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

Calhoun, Matthew mcalhoun at
Fri May 1 03:01:05 CDT 2009

We've had this happen with many new IP allocations. There's a Google FAQ for it at...

Take care,

-----Original Message-----
From: Chuck Anderson [mailto:cra at WPI.EDU] 
Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 9:26 PM
To: nanog at
Subject: Re: how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 11:57:23PM -0400, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:51 PM, Chuck Anderson <cra at> wrote:
> > I have a customer who received a new assignment from ARIN, but the
> > GeoIP data is returning Canada rather than the US as the location of
> > the IP prefix.  Google redirects to and some other sites
> > aren't working correctly because they expect a US IP.  Does anyone
> > have any advice on how to update the GeoIP and other similar
> > databases?
> What's the allocation?

Google has been contacted and they said it will take a month for stuff 
to update.  The customer has also updated

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