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10 April 2016

Ip Address Geographic Location Why

by Code Monkey

Adam
Plattner{.author-photo}Adam Plattner{.author} - 2016-04-10 22:15:24-0400[

IP Address <> Geographic Location\ \ Why not return 0.0.0.0 in the following case ?\ \ “ for the last 14 years, every time MaxMind’s database has been queried about the location of an IP address in the United States it can’t identify, it has spit out the default location of a spot two hours away from the geographic center of the country.”\ \ #geoip{.ot-hashtag .bidi_isolate}

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How an Internet Mapping Glitch Turned a Random Kansas Farm Into a Digital Hell

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Jen Fang{.author}[ - 2016-04-11 20:56:56-0400]{.time}

Interesting topic. These situations/stories are starting to happen a lot more nowadays while we are drowned in data with little to no analysis behind what it actually means. I’m almost done reading Ted Koppel’s book, Lights Out, and he made a very interesting point of the fact that our nation is not prepared for the future of “cyber” since we’re so busy keeping the yesterday and today operational. Issues like false IP mapping, among a million other issues are going to start to surface drastically now that we have too much data, too much applications and too little integration. 

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