Geolocation Info Correction Needed at Apple, Yahoo, MSN

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Thu Mar 10 01:12:49 CST 2011


On 3/9/11 11:06 PM, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> At 12:07 09/03/2011 -0800, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
>> I'd be willing to bet that's maxmind's geoip database.
>>
>> for some if not all three it corroborates the argentina response...
>>
>> correction at maxmind.com
> 
> That is a blackhole.  I have sent emails there on Jan 18, Feb 3, Feb 23
> as well as to support at maxmind.com since their incorrect geo data affects
> Ookla as well - and all emails have gone unanswered.  If anyone has some
> contact within Maxmind tell them to get a clue.

I've not only gotten a response from them via that alias, but they
adjusted the prefixes in their next rev.

mileage may vary of course.

> -Hank
> 
> 
>> On 3/9/11 11:32 AM, Schiller, Heather A wrote:
>> >
>> > If anyone is listening, would you be so kind as to update geolocation
>> > info for the following-- they are in Mexico, not Argentina.
>> >
>> > inetnum:     186.64.16.176/29
>> > status:      reallocated
>> > owner:       Infor Global Solutions Mexico SA de CV
>> > ownerid:     MX-IGSM-LACNIC
>> > responsible: Hector Garcia Bernal
>> > address:     Montes Urales 505 Lomas de Chapultepec, ,
>> > address:      - mexico city -
>> > country:     MX
>> >
>> > I couldn't find information on how to get geolocation errors corrected
>> > for Apple, Yahoo or MSN on their websites.  It would be nice if folks
>> > would also update  http://nanog.cluepon.net/index.php/GeoIP   which
>> > details the process for several large sites.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > --Heather
>> >
>> > ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
>> > Heather Schiller
>> > Network Security - Verizon Business
>> > 1.800.900.0241    security at verizonbusiness.com
>> >
>> >
> 





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