Youtube Geolocation

Dan White dwhite at
Fri Apr 22 00:22:29 UTC 2011

On 21/04/11 15:46 -0700, Carl Rosevear wrote:
>Quova, Maxmind, and others all return accurate results for everything of
>ours I have tested.  Some of the IPs in question have been properly assigned
>or delegated to us for several years in whois.  But yeah, thanks for the
>input...  I actually hadn't checked Quova until now.  Perhaps Google rolls
>their own...

I'll have to re-echo your experience, which doesn't bode well for our

The link below returns accurate information for me too. Our blocks have
been in use for years and we have not experienced even a hint of
geolocation related problems before.

Direct peering would be our ideal solution to this problem, but Google
doesn't appear to play in our smaller market.

>On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Mike Schoenfeld <
>Mike.Schoenfeld at> wrote:
>> I don't know what Google uses but any company using F5 equipment is using
>> Quova geolocation services.  You can request updates and check your circuit
>> here:
>> The problem is that the F5 devices don't update the database files
>> automatically, they need to be manually updated.  Unless I get a specific
>> request at my company I don't bother updating on a regular basis.

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