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

Gordon Mohr gojomofork at xavvy.com
Tue May 10 10:46:29 PDT 2005


And please let us know the eventual answer... this could make an
excellent interview question to assess someone's web-related-tech
problem-solving.

- Gordon

Russell Turpin wrote:
> Gojomo:
> 
>> I suspect Control Panel -> Regional and Language
>> Options -> Regional Options -> Location (at bottom).
> 
> 
> Good thinking. These are set to US English, and US
> locale. My time is set to Central Daylight.
> 
>> You could use a Firefox Extension like "HTTP Headers" to compare your 
>> outgoing headers to Google on the machine with the problem and the one 
>> without.
> 
> 
> Good idea. I might try that.
> 
> 
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