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Flagfox (Mozilla Firefox Add on)

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posted on Oct, 1 2009 @ 07:40 PM
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I found this tool to be really convenient for those sites that look a little fishy. So far I found IP addresses in places I would have never expected.

A little info on the program



Flagfox is an extension for Mozilla Firefox that shows a flag icon indicating the current website's server location. It uses relatively little resources, and works by accessing an IP address location database contained within the extension rather than relying on top-level-domain roots like ".com" or ".uk". Clicking the icon loads Geotool, which provides a map of the location as well as more detailed information such as the ISP, city, and local time. The context menu also provides quick access to information about the country of origin, as well as the ability to lookup the domain's registrant via Whois. Uses of Flagfox range from simply educating users about the global nature of the Internet to: * SEO and web development research * Indicating the native languages and legal jurisdictions for webservers * Warning when sites that are not in the country the say they are * Quickly viewing/copying server IP addresses for diagnostic and other uses Flagfox is fairly customizable, allowing users to choose between two icon sets with positioning options anywhere in the address or status bar. Advanced users may create their own custom lookup to perform specialized searches for the current server.


Flagfox

Supports the current Firefox 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5.3 web browsers




posted on Oct, 2 2009 @ 09:15 AM
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I just downloaded it. 1 more reason why I love Firefox!

Thanks a bunch for posting this.



 
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