Web sites with borders
Robert E. Seastrom
rs at seastrom.com
Sat Jun 23 19:27:32 CDT 2007
"Bob Bruhns" <bbruhns at erols.com> writes:
> There are services that geo-locate the incoming hits. A website can
> link to these services and pass or block any area they want to. The
> databases aren't perfect, and ISPs juggle IP ranges all the time and
> don't tell anybody, and proxies put wormholes through it all, but in
> general it works.
"Aren't perfect" is being awfully kind (I used to work at Akamai and
have seen the underbelly of the beast)... but with country level
granularity things work fairly well.
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