Posts Tagged ‘web proxy’

Text Mirror – Return Text-Only Contents of Any Website

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

All I’ve got to say about this article is, “Hmmm, interesting …”

If you are browsing the Internet at work, chance is that you cannot visit some websites. The IT department may have blocked access to sites that may distract you from work related tasks. This may be Facebook and Twitter, web proxy sites to prevent you from circumventing the block, entertainment sites like YouTube and adult orientated sites. Sometimes though perfectly harmless sites are caught in the crossfire. Ghacks may be such a candidate due to the “hacks” in the name.


One-Click Web Proxy Extension for Google Chrome

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

While this might not be the most secure way to surf the web, it does provide an easy way to get to blocked web sites …

It can sometimes be very handy to access a website or service through a proxy server. Why? It can be that the service is limited access to users from a specific country, or that a website that you want to access is banned or blocked in a country or computer network. Proxies are often the solution when it comes to visiting blocked websites. They are not a solution for all issues though and users should make sure not to enter sensitive information while using a third party proxy server.