[tor-relays] Outdated GeoIP DB

Georg Koppen gk at torproject.org
Fri Jan 21 11:04:12 UTC 2022

Martin Gebhardt (Die LINKE.):
> Hi,
> in the past I had already written with someone about it. At that time 
> the entries were not up to date. There was a Gitlab issue about this, 
> but I can't find it now.
> Anyway, the data is not up to date again.
> Example: https://apps.db.ripe.net/db-web-ui/query?searchtext= 
> vs 
> https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/6A0A9C3B3381C89CCB85C64BBCF6942805AA477B 
> The IP address is currently located in Austria. But in the metrics 
> Germany is displayed. This is a "correct" but outdated information.
> Since I don't know if this can have any effects on the routing, which I 
> don't assume, but is theoretically possible, I just want to target it 
> again.

Yes, we realized that the GeoIP db needs an update again[1]. However 
there is currently no newer version available[2] it seems. :(


[2] https://source.ipfire.org/releases/libloc
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