GeoIP database issues and the real world consequences

Hank Nussbacher hank at
Tue Apr 12 05:08:29 UTC 2016

On 12/04/2016 00:41, Ricky Beam wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:55:11 -0400, Chris Boyd
> <cboyd at> wrote:
>> Interesting article.
> ...
> "Until you reached out to us, we were unaware that there were issues..."
> Bull! I can dig up dozens (if not hundreds) of emails from coworkers
> and customers who have complained to MaxMind about their asinine
> we-don't-have-a-frakin-clue results. They've known for years! They're
> paid for a definitive answer, not an "unknown", which is why the
> default answer is the same near-the-center-of-the-country lat/lon. He,
> personally, may have had no idea, but MaxMind The Company did/does.

Its called class action lawsuit.


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