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Article ID: 172642


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Web Security Service - WSS


When U.S. based users try to navigate to, they are directed to a different country's version instead of the properly geolocated U.S. version.


  • The redirect is happening because Yahoo does their own DNS geolocations to determine IP location.
  • When we get new IP address ranges, some are still registered in other countries.
  • When we submit the IP ranges to these providers, they are left to their own timeline to update their database.


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