Piwik politically insensitive (update)

It has been brought to our attention that the use of phrase “Taiwan a Province of China” may not be totally Piwik’s fault.  Piwik uses a database provided by piwik_dark_logo11MaxMind Incorporated of Waltham, Massachusetts.  MaxMind describe’s their company on their web site as follows:  “MaxMind provides IP intelligence through the GeoIP brand. Over 5,000 companies use GeoIP data to locate their Internet visitors and show them relevant content and ads, perform analytics, enforce digital rights, and efficiently route Internet traffic. Businesses can obtain additional insights into their customers’ connection speeds, ISPs, and more using GeoIP data. ”

We have written to MaxMind asking them to change Taiwan’s description in their databases.  Being an American company we would think that they would support democratic Taiwan and not bend to communist, dictatorial China’s political wishes.

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