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[POLL] What do you think proxies are useful for?

Discussion in 'Proxies' started by jihalliday, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. jihalliday

    jihalliday Registered Member

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    The title says it all. Comment with what you think the best uses of proxies are.
     
  2. evilclown

    evilclown Senior Member

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    They are good to show that you are skilled when you talk to people on the streets, you talk about proxies and sockets, and port 8080. Its great to mesmerize common people.
     
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  3. proxygo

    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Proxy servers are typically used for security purposes, although they are also used
    to block access and to apply content filtering rules, primarily to block sites that contain
    material that the user wants blocked (i.e. adult content). Businesses often use proxy
    servers to audit employee usage or to protect against data or information leaks

    Proxy Servers are also used by businesses, including Internet Marketing Companies,
    to augment their overall data handling capabilities. Often times, there are limits that
    receiving servers have coming from an IP address; however with a proxy server,
    the IP address is different. This method adds to the data handling and exchange
    capabilities of companies that don't have an army of servers at the ready at all times.

    There are other proxy servers available as well, although they are not as common.
    At the end of the day, a proxy server is typically used to limit the information that is
    accessed or to track the usage of a particular user or users. Primarily used in a business
    setting, proxy servers can be used in a home setting as well - particularly by parents
    hoping to limit the amount of offensive material their children have access to.
     
  4. RushingWind

    RushingWind Elite Member

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    What kind of thread is this anyway?
     
  5. Jssom

    Jssom Regular Member

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    Proxies? I use it even for my browser.
     
  6. faisalasif

    faisalasif Regular Member

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    lol , most useful my daily life can not go without proxies ;)
     
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  7. WPcrew

    WPcrew Junior Member

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    3 main reasons why people are using proxies are security, anonymity, and avoiding blocked IP range.
     
  8. ChadTKimball

    ChadTKimball Regular Member Premium Member

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    I use proxy to avoid getting an Ip ban.
     
  9. smartalex

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    To cover the real IP and stay anonymous, I think.
     
  10. veheme

    veheme Elite Member

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    Something you talk about in BHW to raise your post count?
     
  11. SBHEbay

    SBHEbay Newbie

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    ^This...............
     
  12. proxygo

    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    ty for that chris please come again and add nothing to a thread
    related to its content
     
  13. web genius

    web genius BANNED BANNED

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    a proxy is like a swiss knife useful in many ways