New netblock Geolocate wrong (Google)

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at druid.net
Mon Jan 18 17:42:23 CST 2010


On Mon, 18 Jan 2010 14:27:30 -0800
"Rosenberry, Eric" <eric.rosenberry at iovation.com> wrote:
> 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>.

You may also find that certain things are unavailable to your users.
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copyright reasons.

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