Geo Location extracted from visitors ip address

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Sat Jul 6 00:24:08 CEST 2013


On 2013-07-05, ?????????? Gr33k <nikos at superhost.gr> wrote:

> Is there a way to extract out of some environmental variable the Geo 
> location of the user being the city the user visits out website from?

No.

> Perhaps by utilizing his originated ip address?

There is a very poor correlation between IP address and geographical
location.  I know that users of the ISPs in hometown are consistently
mis-identified as being from towns 1500km away.

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