how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

Frank Bulk frnkblk at
Fri May 1 12:23:43 CDT 2009

Thanks for that link, it must be relatively new, cause I couldn't find that
around Christmas time last year.

What we need is a "master update" form where Akamai, Google, Maxmind,, Geobytes, ip2location, ipgeo, etc can be notified about


-----Original Message-----
From: Calhoun, Matthew [mailto:mcalhoun at] 
Sent: Friday, May 01, 2009 3:01 AM
To: Chuck Anderson; nanog at
Subject: RE: how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

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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