On  2 Dec, Michel Pelletier wrote:
> Hung Jung Lu wrote:
>> >From: Bill Anderson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> >Hung Jung Lu wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Hi,
>> > > I know that IP addresses in the USA follow a strict pattern of
>> > > geographical locations. 
>> >Whomever told you this was wrong.
>> No Bill. You are the one that is wrong. :)
> Actually Hung, on this one he is right.  I owned and operated an
> internet service provider for four years.  There is no 'strict' policy
> of who gets what address block.  
> -Michel

There are a few companies out there which try to provide that service. 
Check out www.visualroute.com , it's not too expensive and sorta
accurate. In any event, what Michel said applies, there is no
geographic IP map, although the initial assignment of IP space tried to
do that (check out the old forms from nic.ddn.mil, which was in charge
of assigning numbers before arin).


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