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Numerous services and advertising do GeoIP lookups. They get the country correct, but often the city is wrong. Are there places where I can go and correct this, letting people know the actual location of my IP address. I have a static IP, so it's not going to go to another user in a different location.

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    Since you already seem to know where you live, why bother? – innaM Dec 18 '09 at 9:35
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    I know companies sell geoip services to advertisers. I've had the same IP for almost four years, and if I have to see ads, I'd rather they say there's sexy singles in MY suburb, and not the one 20 kms away. – brianegge Feb 5 '10 at 7:19
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There are numerous providers of "Geo IP" data. You first need to figure out which provider the service in question is using, and then file a report/correction with that provider.

I see my location reported incorrectly every time my router gets a new IP. So I usually check my location against various providers using https://www.iplocation.net which usually flags up one service reporting the wrong location.

You can file corrections at the following pages (not a complete list, feel free to comment with others):

And some other less friendly reporting methods:

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Apart from changing ISPs (but then it is doubtful whether it would work or not), no.

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No. Your location is probably determined by doing a WhoIs query against your IP block. Whatever address is listed as owning that IP block is where they are probably getting your "estimated" geographical information.

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