Fixing Google geolocation screwups
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Wed Apr 8 01:41:40 UTC 2015
"We'll investigate your report and, if necessary, pass the details on
to our engineering team. Updates to IP addresses may take more than a
month. We won't follow up with you individually but we'll do our best
to resolve the issue."
'more than a month' > 3wks.
On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 9:24 PM, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> He says he sent in the IP update three weeks ago, nothing happened. Any
> other suggestions?
>> On 7 April 2015 at 23:26, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>>> A friend of mine lives in Alabama and has business service from at&t.
>>> But Google thinks he's in France. We've checked for various
>>> possibilities of VPNs and proxies and such, and it's pretty clear that
>>> the Goog's geolocation for addresses around 220.127.116.11/24 is screwed
>>> up. Bing and other services correctly find him in Alabama.
>>> Poking around I see lots of advice about how to use Google's
>>> geolocation data, but nothing on how to update it. Anyone
>>> know the secret? TIA
>>> John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for
>>> Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail. http://jl.ly
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