Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: IP->Country Data (RE: ISP's Contact List)

  • From: Brad Knowles
  • Date: Mon Jun 13 18:44:05 2005

At 6:35 PM -0400 2005-06-13, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:

 Too bad no one has servers in 100s or even a 1000 or more ISPs in dozens
 of countries with TCP connections to a statistically significant portion
 of the Internet on a daily basis who could possibly measure, say, RTT
 (not sure why TTL is relevant) and other things, and perhaps use that
 along with other information to create a database that they could then
 give to customers who need geo-location data for their "mission critical"
 applications.

 That would probably be pretty darned accurate.
	You mean like Akamai?

 Of course, that would be a "commercial service"....
	You mean like Akamai?

 =)
	;-)

--
Brad Knowles, <brad@stop.mail-abuse.org>

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

    -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
    Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755

  SAGE member since 1995.  See <http://www.sage.org/> for more info.




Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.