GPSWeb Extension for Mozilla Firebird Opens Possibilities for Location-Specific Web Services
Wednesday December 24th, 2003
Davide wrote in to tell us about GPSWeb 0.1.2, an add-on for Mozilla Firebird that adds a
#9 Re: Re: Re: What?
Thursday December 25th, 2003 4:09 PM
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OK, so if I give you my IP address, you can tell me where I live? That sounds really unlikely to me. How does your magic database deal with DHCP? I guess my ISP might have a resonable idea of where I was (should they bother to look), but I'm pretty sure that information isn't publically avaliable. A GPS based system would solve this problem, although there would be privcy concerns with the location being broadcast withy every request.