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IP geolocation

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IP geolocation is the process of turning an IP address into a physical location. It cannot be done with 100% accuracy, but there are a growing number of both commercial and non-commercial services that can do it pretty well.

Free services:

Commercial Geolocation services:

Freely Downloadable Data Sets:

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  • <a href="">Geobytes
    • commercial
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  • <a href="">Quova (commercial)</a>
  • <a href=""> CountryHawk (commercial)</a>
  • <a href="">Verifia NetGeo (commercial)</a>
  • <a href="">ActiveTarget (commercial)</a>
  • <a href="">Java IP (InetAddress) Locator (free lookup library with database)</a>
  • <a href="">CountryWhois DB


  • <a href=""> free online geolocation; unsure about underlying database</a>
  • <a href="">Dots IP Address Validation


  • <a href="">GeoCate (commercial)</a>
  • <a href=""> Jgsoft IP Address Geolocation (commercial w/free limited online lookups)</a>
  • <a href="">Nami Media (commercial)</a>
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