Windows: If you want access to streaming media that is only available in specific locations, want to browse web sites that display differently depending on where you are, or are just seeking a little privacy, SafeIP can help. The utility lets you select where your IP address will appear to be located, and can even rotate them regularly if privacy is your goal.
Firefox: If you find yourself in a location where local DNS and IP blocks keep you from visiting certain websites, The Pirate Bay Dancing is an extension that undoes that automatically by routing you through random proxy servers.
Certain apps—like Spotify—have country restrictions, meaning you can’t download them or sign up for their service if you’re not in a certain country. Fortunately, it’s surprisingly easy to circumvent those restrictions. Here’s how to do it.
One of the perennial challenges for Australian TV enthusiasts is
The web is a generally free place, but some sites and services want to make it annoying to navigate and enjoy. Stream any video you’d like, see the sites you need, and get at services you thought were down with these tips.
Finding a good proxy is difficult, you either have to run it yourself from your home computer or web server or you’re left scavenging about for free proxies online. Run one for free through the Google App Engine.
If your workplace or school’s extra-restrictive internet filter has you pulling your hair out during the occasional browsing break, there’s hope! Here’s a quick look at how to get around heavy-handed browser restrictions with the open-source PHProxy.