SkyHook location points to previous user address :-)

Discussion in 'iOS Jailbreak & Cydia' started by DanielX, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. DanielX

    DanielX New Member

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    A friend of mine gave me a Linksys WRT54GC which he used for about 18 months. Anyways when hitting locate me, it shows me his house!

    I wonder how often Skyhook updates their Wardriving or if there's a way to contact them directly and have a manual address update done.

    They must be recording the wifi device's mac address.
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    spoonforknife Retired Moderator

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    When Steve described it he said they drove around the country in a little car. It's probably been a while since they did that.
  3. DanielX

    DanielX New Member

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    Ha..interesting!
    Now 2 hours later and it points to my house!
    Can you say Big Brother! LOL

    Edit: If I stay close to the router which is in the kitchen, Google Maps points to my friend's address but if I move to the living room it points to my location.

    Neat.

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