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    IP Address Is A Different Location

    This is a discussion on IP Address Is A Different Location within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; I live in Kent, yet when I visited a site, it said visitor from Caerphilly? Can your IP address be ...

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      IP Address Is A Different Location

      I live in Kent, yet when I visited a site, it said visitor from Caerphilly?

      Can your IP address be in a different part of the country that where you are living?


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      Re: IP Address Is A Different Location

      It usually just means that the last connection to use that ip was from there.
      Sites that assess location by ip address often need a few days to catch up.

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      Re: IP Address Is A Different Location

      In addition, with Sky LLU it may use the 'gateway' address rather than the actual IP. I have never seen my actual location for years, since I moved from Connect (BT) in fact.

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