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User's street, suburb and state in my stats?

     
1:31 am on May 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I'm using Statcounter on my site and noticed that one of Google's referring URLs contains defaultloc=Smith Street, Smithville, QLD, which is a street address (minus the street number). Is this likely to be the location of the user? If so, I'm surprised that this information would be available to website owners.
2:15 am on May 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I think this is something to do with Google mobile search.
1:05 pm on May 23, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I have seen "defaultloc" info show up in urls for Gogoel Maps and Google Local. I do not believe it is necessarily the user's location. I think it is more the user was trying to search near that location. For example someone is taking a vacation and wanted to see what is near that spot. I haven't fully researched this so I may be wrong.

If you do see this in your stats it might be a good idea to make sure that the location is added to content especially if you are a local centric website.
 

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