GeoIP2 for retrieving city and region ?

Wayne Werner wayne at waynewerner.com
Sat Jul 13 20:46:07 CEST 2013


On Sat, 13 Jul 2013, Νικόλας wrote:

> But then how do you explain the fact that
> http://www.maxmind.com/en/geoip_demo
> pinpointed Thessaloníki and not Athens and for 2 friends of mine that 
> use the same ISP as me but live in different cities also accurately 
> identified their locations too?

If you bothered doing something as simple as read the Wikipedia article on
Geolocation, you could answer this question yourself: Evidently you, and your 
friends have things like cookies, or some other helps that identify your
location, which is why your addresses are close.

-W


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