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BLOCKED SITES!

by happybubble123 / October 3, 2012 6:39 PM PDT

My dad blocked tumblr and many other sites and they seem to be sites with certain words in the url. For example, if i typed in, proxy.com/tumblr, it would block it and it comes up with a page that says: Warning !!


You have tried to access a site that has been blocked.

Please contact your System Administrator to have this site authorized.

I use a proxy BUT ALL I WANT TO KNOW IS WHAT PROGRAM OR SOFTWARE HE IS USING!!! Thanks<3
and also what he has access to! i use a blue internet cable which connects to the home computer!

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Clarification Request
The key here is "My dad blocked"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 17, 2012 2:39 AM PDT
In reply to: BLOCKED SITES!

Are you asking us to bypass your dad's choices? (Hint = we can't do that.)

Also, it's clear that your dad can answer this question. Ask him so you can do the same later to your room mates in college.
Bob

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Re: message
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 3, 2012 6:43 PM PDT
In reply to: BLOCKED SITES!

Obviously the message is wrong. It should have been: "Please contact your father for further information".
And since the PC doesn't say it, I'm saying it.

Kees

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I hate censorship
by TiberiusCJ / January 7, 2013 10:30 AM PST
In reply to: BLOCKED SITES!

If you're old enough to know what Tumblr is, you're old enough to see what's online. A good way to find out what's running on your computer is to open the task manager with Control Alt Delete. Check off "Show processes from all users." You may not understand all the entries, but you can Google them, and you can find out what they do. You will certainly be able to locate which program is the site blocker. The next part is figuring out how to disable it. Email me if you need to.

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Proxies can harm your PC for sure
by evabrian / January 7, 2013 9:40 PM PST
In reply to: I hate censorship

@happybubble123 as you know that proxies are a good way to bypass restrictions, are sadly there are many countries where government and authories dont let there people to access information, and feed them with where bogus ideologies, just like China Angry
well coming back to your concern proxy do harm your PCs because there are free virtual private networks
so be careful while using them specially don't make any credit card or other transactions through proxy, if you ask for the safe alternet of proxy go for virtual private networks

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evabrian i dont understand clearly what you say
by Harisaltaf / January 7, 2013 9:59 PM PST

In start you say Free virtual private network is harmful and in last you say go for virtual private network so wht is the difference between both of them please give me detail explanation about the differences .

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If you compare proxy vs vpn, vpn is far secure
by evabrian / January 7, 2013 10:14 PM PST

VPN apply strong encryption to your device data communication to the Internet
proxy is purely browser based and has less compatibility
with certain websites that use non-browser technology (i.e. Zattoo,
View TV, 4OD, Sky Player, FOX OD etc); whereas VPN will work with all Internet based services but offers less choice on which applications you
route through the external server; as with VPN everything is routed
whilst you are connected to it

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evabrian (vpn is far secure)
by Harisaltaf / January 7, 2013 10:18 PM PST

Thanks for give me great explanation so i am using proxy but after see your reply proxy is harmful for pc or laptop or any device so i am in tension and i am thinking i go for a vpn and ignored free proxy service but i have no idea which vpn provider is best so if you have any idea give me the name and i try it

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Do reseach befor you buy! dont believe on advertisements
by evabrian / January 7, 2013 10:31 PM PST

hey I am not here to market any vpn provider, though I have used a well know vpn services hideaways which was very good, but before you buy any vpn, do little research on Google, but yes there is a lot of marketing and forced advertisement on the Internet never believe on Google suggested results because they are forcefully push content,
batter option is to go for reviews, they got very detailed comparisons and other stuff which can help you understand the product, and help you find out the right provider

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I have no time for research my friend
by Harisaltaf / January 7, 2013 10:36 PM PST

Please give me the review source for your recomended provider name i really thankful to you

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