GeoIP database issues and the real world consequences

Jared Mauch jared at
Mon Apr 11 17:38:54 UTC 2016

> On Apr 11, 2016, at 1:34 PM, Steve Mikulasik <Steve.Mikulasik at> wrote:
> Just so everyone is clear, Maxmind is changing their default locations.
> " Now that I’ve made MaxMind aware of the consequences of the default locations it’s chosen, Mather says they’re going to change them. They are picking new default locations for the U.S. and Ashburn, Virginia that are in the middle of bodies of water, rather than people’s homes."

The middle of lake superior and hudson bay would be good choices for the US and Canada.

Quick, run a commercial diving team with on-call at the nearest ports.

- Jared

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