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Re: Geo location to IP mapping

  • From: Hank Nussbacher
  • Date: Tue May 16 02:43:21 2006

At 10:55 PM 15-05-06 -0700, Bill Woodcock wrote:

On Mon, 15 May 2006, Roland Perry wrote:
> >, which looks good, at least from a
> > API/ ease of use prespective.
> 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.
100miles? Is that all? Try 6096 miles!

My IP is and it lists it as Beijing, China yet I am in Israel. This IP has never been in APNIC. It has been listed in ARIN and RIPE since 1989 as being Israel so I guess hostip is not the most reliable system to use.