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Old 07-25-2006, 07:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have had my 8700c from Cingular for about three months now and I have noticed most website I go to say something like "GOOGLE Canada" or will have adds for Rogers Telecom or something (which I guess is a big cell phone carrier in Canada). Why does my browser think I am from Canada (I live in Atlanta, Georgia)? Is there anything I can do to not make it do that?
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It's because the IP address for all BB devices is RIMs which is based in Canada. There are ways around this with google, but I can't remember the exact URL. Someone will have it and post soon.

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It has to do with the way the Blackberry routes you internet access. I think there are some servers in America, but it seems it's mostly through canada.
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I have had my 8700c from Cingular for about three months now and I have noticed most website I go to say something like "GOOGLE Canada" or will have adds for Rogers Telecom or something (which I guess is a big cell phone carrier in Canada). Why does my browser think I am from Canada (I live in Atlanta, Georgia)? Is there anything I can do to not make it do that?
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That's some problem you got there, eh?
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Therexxx8217;s nothing wrong with being Canadian! It's a wonderful country!

Just my two cents Canadian.... .... ... which works out to be 3x beers, 2x canoes and 1x flying squirrel in US dollars.
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Thereís nothing wrong with being Canadian! It's a wonderful country!

Just my two cents Canadian.... .... ... which works out to be 3x beers, 2x canoes and 1x flying squirrel in US dollars.

oh, I guess we have a rocky fan here.

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