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Re: [Way OT] Re: Geo location to IP mapping

  • From: Robert Bonomi
  • Date: Wed May 17 14:47:30 2006

> From owner-nanog@merit.edu  Wed May 17 13:22:15 2006
> Cc: nanog@merit.edu
> From: Marshall Eubanks <tme@multicasttech.com>
> Subject: Re: [Way OT]  Re: Geo location to IP mapping
> Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 14:21:02 -0400
> To: surfer@mauigateway.com
>
>
>
>
> On May 17, 2006, at 2:09 PM, Scott Weeks wrote:
>
> >
> > ----- Original Message Follows -----
> > From: Jeff Rosowski <rosowskij@ie.ymp.gov>
> >
> >>> I just tried that, says I'm 100 miles south of where I
> >>> really am. That's  quite a long way out in a small
> >> country like England.
> >>
> >> Only 100 miles?  I entered the address of a box I have in
> >> Virginia, and it  says it's in California.  Well at least
> >> it got the country right.
> >
> >
> > One of the geolocation thingies said my addresses were in
> > Amsterdam.  That's only 10,000 miles from Hawaii.  2500
> > miles more and that's exactly the opposite side of the
> > planet...  ;-)
>
> Sometimes knowing which planet you are dealing with can be useful...

I find that the state is invariably correct.

Although the seems to be a lot of 'uncertainty' about how to spell
  "confusion".






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