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Re: Looking for verification that Google and Akamai have the geo-ip for 126.96.36.199/20 set correctly
From: "Martin Hannigan" <martin () theicelandguy com>
Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2009 01:31:28 -0500
On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Neil <kngspook () gmail com> wrote:
Or maybe they just shouldn't rely on it so much.
It annoys me at the hoops I have to jump through to change the
language on Google-owned properties when they think I'm coming from
Czechoslovakia or Malaysia or some such... Some, like Blogger, still
don't do it right...
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Like what? I have found that interacting with your favorite search engine is
generally easy and interactive as long as you know where to look. I think
that's really the problem at hand, the interaction and where you actually do
Overall, geo location has turned out to be a somewhat valuable tool in terms
of language, fraud, and localization. I think that it's important to
continue to urge improvements in this technology, not divestment.
NoSoObOp: Renesys ought to be playing in this space. :-)
Martin Hannigan martin () theicelandguy com
RE: Looking for verification that Google and Akamai have the geo-ip for 188.8.131.52/20 set correctly Frank Bulk (Jan 05)