[LINK] RFI: Accuracy of Geo-Location Based on IP-Address
scott at doc.net.au
Wed Nov 28 15:16:55 AEDT 2007
On 11/28/07, Roger Clarke <Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au> wrote:
> But Service 3 is chilling: http://www.ip2location.com/
> delivering -35.283 LATITUDE, 149.217 LONGITUDE
This gives me _exactly_ the same results.
IP Address : 184.108.40.206
Location : AUSTRALIA,
Latitude / Longitude : -35.283 LATITUDE, 149.217 LONGITUDE
Connecting through : IINET LIMITED
So either I'm hiding in your basement, or it's returning this
latitude/longitude for a large number of users. (Given I'm in Sydney I'm
guessing it's the latter).
And Service 4 is similar: http://www.geobytes.com/IpLocator.htm
> delivering -35.2830 and 149.2170
This one tells me that I'm in Perth at -31.9330, 115.8330. (I use iinet,
which is based in Perth).
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