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[rpd] AnyCast Address

Owen DeLong owen at
Thu Jun 5 11:21:49 UTC 2014

Perhaps people should recognize that IP Address != Street address and give up on silly geolocation inferences from IP addresses.

Perhaps that is too much to hope for.


> On Jun 5, 2014, at 10:58 AM, Mark Elkins <mje at> wrote:
> As discussed at the Policy Meeting 5th June, 2014 in Djibouti:
> A question was asked "in which country should the resource be registered
> in" (possibly something to do with geo-location???)
> An AnyCast block of IP's can (and should) be used any/every where in the
> world...
> The "Location" of the block though should be registered at the primary
> address of the member who asked for the AnyCast block.
> Perhaps GeoLocation services should use an "Earth" flag for now? - or UN
> Flag? 
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> Mark James ELKINS  -  Posix Systems - (South) Africa
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