About geolocation databases, and how to check the proxy IP information?

Ori Goren-Bar 阳锐
Ori Goren-Bar 阳锐
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Geolocation databases (GeoDB) are used by internet websites to query information about the IP address used by the users. Bright Data monitors and maintains correct records of the 4 main GeoDBs used today: Maxmind, ip2location, db-ip and Google.

There are many other smaller GeoDBs, most of which are using outdated records or flawed testing methods, and so the information they present is not accurate or is presented to lure their viewers to buy VPN or proxy products from them. Therefore, we highly recommend using the GeoDBs mentioned above when testing your IPs.

In order to see our information about the proxy IP that you are using, browse one of the following: https://lumtest.com/echo.json

https://www.iplocation.net

https://www.maxmind.com/en/geoip-demo

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