[Geowanking] LBS foolin': where the web thinks you are
barry at barryhunter.co.uk
Fri Nov 11 10:06:00 PST 2005
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronan Oger" <ronan at roasp.com>
To: <geowanking at lists.burri.to>
Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 7:46 PM
Subject: [Geowanking] LBS foolin': where the web thinks you are
> Some trivia:
> Here is a simple hack between lbs data and google to spy on domain
> and to see where online shops may think we are visiting from.
> where an IP actually is:
> see where a domain is hosted:
> I know, it's useless trivia. and I also know, it's not particularly
> interactive. But what the hell...
> Before people get mad at me, I am using a demo version of a database from
> ip2location who claim that it is accurate as of July. I hope not, since
> put me alternatively in Ghana and Isreal. Not quite Zurich...
> The single-cpu 1-year subscription is about USD800, so since I dont really
> a monetizing stream for this, I will stick to the demo data for now.
> Apologies to anyone who is placed squarely in the Atlantic...
> Also, we can all recall that claiming to be somewhere is different than
> actually being there.
> I used Perl, google maps, and ip2location for this.
> Ronan Oger
> ronan.oger at vectoreal.com
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