Google IP Geolocation

Hank Nussbacher hank at
Mon May 3 07:41:52 UTC 2021

On 22/04/2021 11:36, Hank Nussbacher wrote:

Jared wrote earlier:

> I've had a similar issue in the past trying to get ready to peer with them. I wanted portal access to look at things. I may yet post a geofeed file just because. 
> (I was also rejected a portal account, didn't escalate to friends at google because I know my traffic is under a gig for now). 
> - Jared 

Don't bother.  We have Google ISP Portal access.  We updated our 
geo-location feed file as they requested:
15 of 16 prefixes were processed on April 30.  Till today all our users 
in Israel are still located in Iceland and have now started to learn 
Icelandic in order to complete Google pages.


> The issues that others had earlier this month just hit us this morning.
> Users in Israel ( trying to access or 
> appear as coming from Iceland (see screenshot).
> Change happened overnight.  Someone internally in Google's geo-location 
> group typo'ed Israel as Iceland.
> We have GGC access and Google ISP Portal access but why should we have 
> to change the geolocation which worked well since forever just because 
> someone internally messed up?
> Regards,
> Hank

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