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Re: [Way OT] Re: Geo location to IP mapping
> From [email protected] Wed May 17 13:22:15 2006 > Cc: [email protected] > From: Marshall Eubanks <[email protected]> > Subject: Re: [Way OT] Re: Geo location to IP mapping > Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 14:21:02 -0400 > To: [email protected] > > > > > On May 17, 2006, at 2:09 PM, Scott Weeks wrote: > > > > > ----- Original Message Follows ----- > > From: Jeff Rosowski <[email protected]> > > > >>> 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".