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- Subject: Geoip lookup
- From: andreas.larsen at ip-only.se (Andreas Larsen)
- Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 08:34:08 +0200
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
If we continue to support and build tools around this geolocation based
ip-dravel, we give people a false notion that this is something we should
Identify users with some other means that Geoip
Couple of things comes to mind.
* normal postage mail that they have to collect at their home and send
back confirming that they are indeed in the country from where their IP is
* Passports scanned.
Or just get rid of the whole idea and realize that the internet is global
and reaches everywhere no matter what your IP currently is.
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Den 2013-05-24 08:17 skrev David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org>:
>On May 23, 2013, at 10:53 PM, Andreas Larsen <andreas.larsen at ip-only.se>
>> The whole idea of Geoip is flawed.
>Sure, but pragmatically, it's an 80% solution.
>> IP dosen't reside in countries,
>True, according to (at least some of) the RIRs they reside in regions...