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Question by Ramprakash: What is a proxy and how it is used in the internet?
Can anybody tell me something about proxy. I heard that, using proxy we can mask our original IP address. But i dont know a deep about it.

Also is it legal to use proxy?

Best answer:

Answer by Tornis
A proxy is like a delivery boy.

You tell the ‘delivery boy’ that you want to see Google.
He goes and sees it, and then brings back the information to you.
However, the advantage is, Google doesn’t know WHO wanted to see it. They only know a delivery boy came and got their website information. So, you remain private.

They are slightly slower, but they are legal, AS LONG AS you’re not using them to hide the fact you’re breaking a law – for example, using a proxy to hide your information when you try to hack.

I find a good one, when I want privacy, is vtunnel.com or btunnel.com.

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4 Comments on Proxy, Serve the City 034

  1. Metroguy
    November, 23rd 2012 at 7:54 pm

    A proxy server has NAT installed and acts as a web server. A network admin can put all his/her computers in a pseudo network with private IP addresses however; to get to the Internet there has to be a real IP address. The proxy server gets a real IP gateway address from NAT so the computers can get through the exterior/border router to the Internet.

  2. princess
    November, 23rd 2012 at 9:50 pm

    a proxy is when you can go into stuff that is blocked in school and stuff.

  3. Nicasald S
    November, 23rd 2012 at 10:40 pm

    A proxy server masks your ip address and it is completly legal. It is used to get around IP bans and get into websites that have certain zone restrictions. The one my school uses is http://www.hideme.comuv.com

  4. Shawn
    November, 24th 2012 at 12:20 am

    You seriously need to read this before using a proxy.

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