[tor-dev] GeoLite ASN Database (still) broken

Jason Ketola jketola at maxmind.com
Tue Jul 5 23:09:51 UTC 2016

Hi nusenu,

Sorry the issues aren't entirely resolved. We'll take a look at those.


On Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 6:08 PM, nusenu <nusenu at openmailbox.org> wrote:

> Hello Jason,
> thanks for reporting back.
> > I'm writing on behalf of MaxMind. We believe we have addressed the issues
> > you noted in the latest update of our GeoLite ASN database:
> > http://dev.maxmind.com/geoip/legacy/geolite/#Downloads.
> >
> > Thank you for bringing the issues to our attention.
> I just downloaded the current version of GeoIPASNum2.zip
> (SHA1: c72a275c66cededf47157e3cea4625342b85bf94)
> to have a short look at it and I'm not sure the problem is fixed
> completely.
> While the number of unnamed AS entries significantly improved (unnamed
> count is down to 1462 from >57k, still not back to ~500 (Feb 2016), but
> just comparing absolute numbers without considering total entries in
> each CSV might be a bit flawed metric anyway),
> incorrect AS names apparently remain:
> I searched for the two examples I gave in my last email:
> AS8708 and AS12741
> they are still incorrectly named "73-75 Dr. Staicovici" and "Warszawa
> 02-822" in your DB, which means the problem still persists.
> actual names:
> http://bgp.he.net/AS8708
> http://bgp.he.net/AS12741
> thank you for looking into this again,
> nusenu

Jason Ketola
Vice President, Operations
MaxMind, Inc.
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