New netblock Geolocate wrong (Google)
tim at broadlinenetworks.com
Mon Jan 18 17:37:09 CST 2010
Services such as Hulu could also be affected, certain youtube files even.
D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> 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.
> Sometimes sheet music or books are only available in the US for
> copyright reasons.
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