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network triangulation (Re: Geo location to IP mapping)

  • From: Edward B. DREGER
  • Date: Mon May 15 18:19:31 2006


Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 17:24:48 -0400
From: sgorman1@...

The NSA was granted a patent for an IP geo-location technology based
on triangulation using latency measures.
It could probably be foiled by this patented technology:

	http://www.tinyurl.com/ebu6t

which is equally reliable and useful. ;-)

ObOp: Latency and jitter cause problems with triangulation.  I find
zipcode-level accuracy hard to believe for a predictive system.


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