[FoRK] Why does Google think I live in the UK?

Luis Villa luis.villa at gmail.com
Mon May 9 17:35:26 PDT 2005


Have you told your brower or OS that you prefer en_GB to en_US?
Luis

On 5/9/05, Russell Turpin <deafbox at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Google seems to think I live in the UK: it transfers
> me to google.co.uk when I go to google.com,
> and maps.google.com always starts me out on
> the isles. This seems strange to me. My IP address
> belongs to a Texas company. To my knowledge,
> there's no proxy between my browser and the
> website. Admittedly, the current political climate
> in the US has me a bit depressed. But Google
> can't possibly know that, can it?
> 
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