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LocationMail tells you where e-mail
was sent from. It uses the most accurate data in the world to analyze
your e-mail, trace it, and look up where the sender was when the
message was sent. Find out where your friend was when she e-mailed
you, or where a business contact is really writing from. LocationMail
integrates seamlessly into Outlook or Outlook Express; once installed,
it shows you location information next to each message. LocationMail
shows the City, State, Country, Company, ISP, and Connection Speed of
Analysis - The data that LocationMail for each message
is based on an analysis of the headers of the message. The
"headers" of a message include transit
information about the message and also other fields that
are not displayed in the message body, such as what e-mail
program was used to send the message.
Ip Tracking - LocationMail grabs what it believes to
be the original sender's IP address. An IP address is a
unique numerical "address" for a computer on the
internet. Once LocationMail has the IP address, it relays
it back to the LocationMail data center, where a wealth of
up-to-the-minute information is retrieved for that IP
address, and sent back to your computer.
- LocationMail uses data from DigitalEnvoy to make
this possible. DigitalEnvoy provides advanced IP
geolocation services, determining the city (with 94%
accuracy), state, and country (99% accuracy) for a
particular IP address.
Data - We also use data from APNIC, RIPE, ARIN, and
LACNIC to determine which entity (i.e. company,
organization, or individual) legally "owns" an
IP address; this allows us to show you what
company/organization an e-mail was sent from. APNIC, RIPE,
ARIN, and LACNIC are the four global nonprofit
organizations trusted with
- This is the country where the e-mail was sent from.
- This is the city where the e-mail was sent from.
- The state where the e-mail was sent from.
- This is the company that has been allocated the IP
address that the e-mail was sent from.
This is the ISP providing the internet connection to
the e-mail sender. In many cases, this will match the
Company, but quite often it will represent the
internet backbone provider. For example, Qwest might
be the ISP for a big company through which the big
company gets its internet access.
- The domain name (if any) that corresponds to this IP
- This is the speed of the connection.
Options include: cable, dialup, broadband, t1, dsl,
- This is the probability that LocationMail has
assigned to the accuracy of its measurement. It is
either Low, Medium, or High, and depends on what
information LocationMail finds in the headers for each
message. It is NOT based on how accurate the
geographical data is for an IP address; rather, it is
based on how accurate LocationMail thinks it has the
ACTUAL IP address for the sender's machine. For
example, some corporate users have a central IT office
that hosts their mail server, and thus an employee of
a big company might send a message from Florida, USA,
but it goes through the big company's server in, say,
Ohio. In most cases, mail servers WILL include the
so-called "originating IP" of the message,
but not always.
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