Why does my IP Address 192.168.1.3 shows up as 'Reserved' when I perform an IP lookup ?
The following IP Address ranges are reserved for the LAN ( Local Area Network )
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IP Addresses belonging to the LAN do not show up in the internet, instead the IP Address of your Gateway (router) is displayed.
Furthermore, IP Addresses reserved for special purposes by the IANA also show up as 'Reserved' when you perform an IP Lookup.
Locations where your IP Address is revealed
- When an email is sent through Internet, the recipient can view the IP Address of the originating mail server from which the mail was sent. It is possible to trace the location from which and email was sent and also trace the destination of an email.
In peer-to-peer chat networks, participants can find the IP Address of the person they are chatting with.
IP Lookup tool allows you to lookup information about an IP address. By default, your IP Address is populated in the lookup field, you may change it to any IP address of your choice and perform a lookup. Information obtained from IP lookup should not be used for emergency purposes or situations requiring high precision. Accuracy of information obtained from this tool cannot be guaranteed.