IP address is someone's virtual "location" on the
web. In other words, it's a numeric system of keeping track
of Internet Providers that connect an individual computer to
IP address also represents URL's, such as "whatever.com",
according to where and how they're hosted.
you need to find out more about an IP address - including the
location and perhaps even the "owner" of an IP location
(computer, website), then there are actually a number of free
tools you can use to do so...
- Investigate any website. Free results that
include host details, owner information if available, and contact
Address Lookup - A number of IP address,
DNS and other technical investigation tools.
those two (free) sites above, you'll be able to investigate
practically any IP address or DNS info about a website or domain.
email addresses, however (especially public ones like Hotmail.com,
etc.), it can be very difficult to trace. Your
Spying Eyes does contain some additional resources
for email lookups, but it's not the focus of the program.
there are sites and databases that do focus on email records,
such as the one below...
if email records are available from the Gov-Records premium