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Author Topic: IP location  (Read 857 times)

wigums

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roarde

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Re: IP location
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2016, 05:11:04 pm »

Very much needs to be generally understood. Thanks for posting the link.
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Re: IP location
« Reply #2 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.
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Re: IP location
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2016, 08:34:14 am »

Thank you, wigums!
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Re: IP location
« Reply #4 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.
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