how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Fri May 1 15:29:56 CDT 2009


On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 2:06 PM, Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:
> On Fri, 1 May 2009, Frank Bulk wrote:
>
>> What we need is a "master update" form where Akamai, Google, Maxmind,
>> hostip.info, Geobytes, ip2location, ipgeo, etc can be notified about
>> changes.
>
> Perhaps we as the ISP community need to realise that we need to somehow
> publish this data (town or something alike) via some kind of standardized
> API?


hey lookie! dns TXT records!! :)

> Right now I guess they use tracking cookies together with e-commerce account
> registration to deduct where an IP is from?

there are probably many ways to do this, sure... but if there were a
standard API that was updated and accurate it might make things
simpler for all involved, eh?




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