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Re: Geo location to IP mapping

  • From: Edward B. DREGER
  • Date: Tue May 16 13:04:18 2006

PC> Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 11:17:10 +0000 (UTC)
PC> From: Peter Corlett

PC> Beyond that, you're paying lots of money for information that has a
PC> finer granularity but is arguably no more accurate.

It's precision versus accuracy -- one of the most basic concepts in the
sciences and engineering.  These GeoIP products are effectively saying
"492.657135537618435926731948623556863864684714111678294652765 +/- 100".


Eddy
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