Why am I seeing traffic from outside of my region?
Modified on: Mon, 18 Sep, 2023 at 11:30 AM
There are a number of reasons that you may see page views from unexpected locations, such as the United States. These include, but are not limited to:
Bot traffic such as Microsoft Office or other browser plugins that are scanning links (we attempt to filter out these 'views' where possible)
User is utilising a VPN (Virtual Private Network). This may result in their traffic appearing to come from an unexpected location due to the way traffic is being routed.
Invalid IP Address location data. IP Addresses from time to time get reassigned to new regions, but there can sometimes be a lag between this new data being available, resulting in innacurate location data being presented.
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