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Re: Geo Tracing/Locate Tor Network

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 08:17:39PM -0500, Jonathan Addington wrote:
> Two questions (sorry if these are somewhere in the FAQ)
> First, where does Vidalia get the IP info for mapping Tor? IP addresses
> based on the directory?

[Answered earlier in the thread]

> Second, what does Vidalia use to geolocate the IP? Is there a db or an API
> preferred?

Basically it uses a city-resolution DB queried via Tor.

But see also
which describes how Tor now ships with a country-resolution geoip DB,
and some options going forward.