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The Vectorian Lounge => The Lounge => Topic started by: wigums on April 10, 2016, 02:01:35 pm

Title: IP location
Post by: wigums on April 10, 2016, 02:01:35 pm
http://fusion.net/story/287592/internet-mapping-glitch-kansas-farm/
Title: Re: IP location
Post by: roarde on April 10, 2016, 05:11:04 pm
Very much needs to be generally understood. Thanks for posting the link.
Title: Re: IP location
Post by: rbistolfi on April 11, 2016, 07:16:19 am
Wow this is an amazing story, thanks for the link! I never thought people would take ip based location services as if it were a GPS.
Title: Re: IP location
Post by: macondo on April 11, 2016, 08:34:14 am
Thank you, wigums!
Title: Re: IP location
Post by: StrayBit on June 17, 2016, 12:53:41 pm
I used to have Clear, a wireless IP, based in Vancouver, WA.  I was constantly getting adds for companies in Portland, OR.  I live in Idaho.