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Old 04-17-2010, 04:06 PM   #1
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Default Weird IP Address, can someone explain?

Hey,

I noticed when doing a bandwidth test on-line the other day that it shows my personal IP address as coming from the town of Admore, Georgia. I live in Iowa, quite a ways away from Georgia. Anyone know why my IP address would show up as such?
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Default Re: Weird IP Address, can someone explain?

Yai..may be your ISP has a base in Georgia...and your ip is provided from there....in issue...bro...be cool with that..
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Default Re: Weird IP Address, can someone explain?

Are you using a proxy? If so that'd be the reason.

I don't know exactly how far you're talking (UK resident here so my American geography isn't up to scratch!) but failing that then yes, the most likely explanation is because your ISP is based near Admore.

Also bear in mind that some of these "IP locator" tools are just complete crap. There are a few surprisingly good ones around, but for the most part they tend to be very inaccurate and not really worth bothering with! One once told me I was in Ireland...

(No, I don't live anywhere even remotely close to Ireland!)
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