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I seem to be in California (but really in Surrey)

mikko
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Registered: ‎30-07-2007

I seem to be in California (but really in Surrey)

This evening, using Speedtest.net my IP address is given as 216.185.35.43 with high ping and location is California. This is confirmed by other IP lookup web sites.
Is this a Plusnet IP address?
Can't make out what's going on as I'm not using a proxy.

Resolved - found that "Hotspot Shield" (a free vpn) had been installed without my knowledge when installing another application (think it was KM player) (sneaky that).
Moderator - you may remove this post.
Thanks.
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dvorak
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Re: I seem to be in California (but really in Surrey)

you've posted from that ip too a look up gives this
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IP country code: US
IP address country: United States
IP address state: Ohio
IP address city: Canal Winchester
IP postcode: 43110
IP address latitude: 39.8251
IP address longitude: -82.7958
ISP of this IP [?]: ManageDNS
Organization: Tinet SpA
Local time in United States: 2013-08-09 16:11
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picbits
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Re: I seem to be in California (but really in Surrey)

What does your router report its ip as being assigned ?