due to various reasons, we are no longer able to update the GeoIP database
by MaxMind (please refer to On retiring the Maxmind GeoIP database for
further information). A replacement, called
libloc, is under active
development and will hopefully be ready soon.
In the meantime, the GeoIP database will become more and more inaccurate,
which is why some IP addresses might be located in a different country meanwhile;
I have not looked at Baidu in particular (they might be using a CDN in western
By the way: If you do not have any port-forwarding rules in place, incoming
connections will always be dropped, no matter what the source IP address is.
Thanks, and best regards,