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IP - Geolocator for Google Chrome

Posted By: Steve MacLellan (blk-137-86-42.eastlink.ca)
Date: Friday, 28 January 2011, at 9:42 a.m.

Sometimes it is handy to be able to track someone's IP address. Especially for forum moderators when you're trying to decide if you need to block a whole IP range. There is an extension of the Chrome browser called IP - Geolocator which can show you exactly where the poster is coming from. Once you have made your decision you can often just paste the IP into a look-up service to get the whole range.

Google says:

Quickly Geo-Locate IPv4 addresses using Google Maps and the Maxmind GeoLite City database. All IP addresses are resolved using a web service and then displayed using Google Maps with up to 99.5% accuracy on a country level and 79% on a city level. The web service will be updated monthly to ensure the latest version of the GeoLite data for the most accurate results.

Click the link below to learn more about this plugin and to download and install it.

IP - Geolocator

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    Steve MacLellan (blk-137-86-42.eastlink.ca) -- Friday, 28 January 2011, at 9:42 a.m.

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