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Michele Neylon :: Blacknight
michele at blacknight.ie
Tue Nov 21 10:52:15 GMT 2006
Dave O'Connor wrote:
> On 11/20/06, paul at clubi.ie <paul at clubi.ie> wrote:
>> On Mon, 20 Nov 2006, Dave O Connor wrote:
>>> Geolocation is pretty accurate these days, certainly to the city
>>> level. Any web service can tell who you are to the city level pretty
>>> accurately without any prior information.
>> That's bull, sorry. I was with you on "pretty accurate", but you lost
>> me with the claim in the second sentence. Geo-location might
>> correlate "pretty accurate(ly)" with end-user location across a
>> large sample of addresses, however, for any given IP you just can't
>> tell where the end-user is, sorry.
> Yes, but you can make a pretty good guess.
Make up your mind.
It was "pretty accurate" and now it's become a "good guess"
Either it's accurate or it's not and we can see that it's not
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