[tor-dev] Tor and IP2Location LITE

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 00:51:31 UTC 2017

Hi Kim,

> On 16 Aug 2017, at 13:38, KL Liew <hexasoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> In term of accuracy, you can find the latest research paper published by TUM. IP2Location has good accuracy as reported in Table V.
> Title       : HLOC: Hints-Based Geolocation Leveraging Multiple Measurement Frameworks
> Authors     : Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Patrick Sattler, Georg Carle from Technical University of Munich (TUM)
> PDF Access  : https://arxiv.org/pdf/1706.09331.pdf

Are there any accuracy comparisons between MaxMind and IP2Location?

We have noticed that GeoIP providers often focus on location accuracy for
residential customers. But we use our GeoIP databases to locate both Tor
clients (mainly residential) and Tor relays (mainly data centre).

How is your accuracy for data centres?


Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

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