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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:45 am 
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I just checked the IP on my gmail account and several blog sites and got the following



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Your IP Address is 73.164.63.87.

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Geolocation data from IP2Location (Product: DB4 updated on 2/28/2015)
IP Address Country Region City ISP
73.164.63.87 United States Colorado Denver Comcast Ip Services L.l.c.
Google Map for Denver, Colorado, United States (New window)


Geolocation data from IPligence (Product: Max updated on 2/7/2015)
IP Address Country Region City ISP
73.164.63.87 United States New Jersey Comcast Ip Services L.l.c.
Continent Latitude Longitude Time Zone
North America 37.300275 -93.339844 EST
Google Map for , NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES (New window)


Geolocation data from IP Address Labs (Product: Pro On-demand API)
IP Address Country Region City ISP
73.164.63.87 United States Minnesota Saint Paul Comcast Cable
Continent Latitude Longitude Organization
North America 44.8093 -93.1975 Comcast Cable
Google Map for Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States (New window)


Geolocation data from DB-IP (Product: Full updated on 3/1/2015)
IP Address Country Region City ISP
73.164.63.87 US Minnesota Eagan Comcast Ip Services
Time Zone Latitude Longitude Organization
America/chicago 44.8041 -93.1669 Comcast IP Services, L.L.C.
Google Map for Eagan, Minnesota, US (New window)


Geolocation data from ipinfo.io (On-demand API)
IP Address Country Region City Postal Code
73.164.63.87 US
Hostname Carrier
No Hostname None


Geolocation data from MaxMind (Product: GeoLiteCity updated on 2/4/2015)
IP Address Country Region City Postal Code Area Code
73.164.63.87 United States 0
Google Map for , , USA (New window)

Registry Information for 73.164.63.87


My gmail should only be being opened by myself, at one IP: we just moved and this is a private home line. I am horrified to think that this is somehow shared since my work involves religious and political beliefs, and considers sensitive topics: I am also worried about the illegal entry into my email which has personal and employment info, registrations etc. Why would this IP show all over the country? In particular places where I know we've been hacked? If these address variations are getting on my accounts, it means they are ruining thousands of hours of hard work and research. What is going on?


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:13 am 
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Hi,

I think you're misunderstanding our search results. The IP address to Location mapping is mostly accurate to the city level. We use several IP Address to Location data providers, and display their results. As most Internet Service Providers (ISPs) service multiple cities, sometimes the IP address may be mapped to wrong location. ISPs use DHCP to dynamically assign IP address to their customers, so you may have received an IP address from your service provider, Comcast. If you reboot your router, you may get a different IP address depending on how DHCP is configured on Comcast.

This is perfectly normal as data providers are constantly updating their database to accurately map IP address to the Location.

Best Regards,
Scott


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