New netblock Geolocate wrong (Google)

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Mon Jan 18 23:42:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, 18 Jan 2010 14:27:30 -0800
"Rosenberry, Eric" <eric.rosenberry at> 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 ( thinks we are in Canada and IP2LOCATION ( 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<>.

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