New netblock Geolocate wrong (Google)
eric.rosenberry at iovation.com
Mon Jan 18 22:27:30 UTC 2010
I just lit up a new IP netblock (assigned directly from ARIN) and the companies that provide Geolocate databases do not have the correct location information available yet.
Specifically Maxmind (http://www.maxmind.com/) thinks we are in Canada and IP2LOCATION (http://www.ip2location.com/) has no data.
For the most part this is benign or at worst slightly impacting since I often get redirected to global load balance nodes up in Canada instead of locally in the North West, however, the more major issue I am running into is that Google chooses to redirect all my users to www.google.ca<http://www.google.ca>.
So my questions to others are:
1. How do I get my data updated in all of the geolocate providers databases as quickly as possible?
2. What geolocate database does Google use (is it homegrown?) and how do I get them to update my data?
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