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Re: Using RIR info to determine geographic location...
On Mon, 24 Dec 2007 00:23:00 -0600 "James Hess" <[email protected]> wrote: > On the other hand, it's perhaps the best geolocators can _try_ to > do... > > Short of geolocation services manually calling ISPs and asking.../ > making deals with major ISPs to procure lists of geographic regions > and assigned IPs in those regions. > > I suppose that in theory proper geolocation close to 95% of IPs for > page access requests would occur then (provided 95% of page access > requests came from providers they had that type of direct > information from) See http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=6,947,978.PN.&OS=PN/6,947,978&RS=PN/6,947,978 for another approach. --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb