Here's why. It costs money to run the proxy server so any that are free would exact their toll in other ways such as spyware or outright identity theft.
Let's just say there is no free lunch.
I didn't know what forum to put this in, so I chose XP. I am looking to hide my IP address from home. I want a free program, and one that I can trust. I don't want to have to type in every web page I want to goto into a box. Any suggestions?