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Re: Youtube Geolocation
From: Dan White <dwhite () olp net>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 19:22:29 -0500

On 21/04/11 15:46 -0700, Carl Rosevear wrote:
Quova, Maxmind, and others all return accurate results for everything of
ours I have tested.  Some of the IPs in question have been properly assigned
or delegated to us for several years in whois.  But yeah, thanks for the
input...  I actually hadn't checked Quova until now.  Perhaps Google rolls
their own...

I'll have to re-echo your experience, which doesn't bode well for our
chances.

The link below returns accurate information for me too. Our blocks have
been in use for years and we have not experienced even a hint of
geolocation related problems before.

Direct peering would be our ideal solution to this problem, but Google
doesn't appear to play in our smaller market.

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Mike Schoenfeld <
Mike.Schoenfeld () mediatek com> wrote:

I don't know what Google uses but any company using F5 equipment is using
Quova geolocation services.  You can request updates and check your circuit
here:

http://www.quova.com/what/request-ip-update/

The problem is that the F5 devices don't update the database files
automatically, they need to be manually updated.  Unless I get a specific
request at my company I don't bother updating on a regular basis.


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