Youtube Geolocation

Dan White dwhite at
Thu Apr 21 21:36:50 UTC 2011

We're experiencing very poor quality with You Tube, and it appears we're
subject to a bad entry within a geolocation database somewhere.

When we attempt to view videos, the contact comes back to us from IPs like: (traceroute's through Frankfurt)

All of those IPs are >125ms away from us (, and

However, we've never experienced redirection problems with Google before
(we always land at, so I'm not sure where to take our
trouble. The page at:

isn't of much help as it assumes the problem is redirection.

Are there any contacts at Youtube who could provide some assistance?

Dan White

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