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snupy
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Icon 1 posted March 10, 2008 10:46      Profile for snupy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Hi, everyone!

I need a program so I can visit(and download from) the American sites that currently don't allow me to visit due to my IP being in England now. I've heard there are programs I can download to change my IP. Are they safe? relatively easy?

Thanks!

vicki

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Icon 1 posted March 10, 2008 15:43      Profile for Mr. Dave     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
You can't really change your IP address or the data (web page, download, whatever) you've requested would never find you. However, for what you want, this might help. Or it might not.

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littlefish
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Icon 1 posted March 11, 2008 00:39      Profile for littlefish   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
You need to find a proxy server in the US (or wherever you want to download stuff from). This is a computer which gets the content for you, then sends it to you.

I've no idea where to find one though. Google proxy server or web cache and see what comes up.

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Icon 1 posted March 11, 2008 11:26      Profile for sosumi   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Mr. Dave:
You can't really change your IP address or the data (web page, download, whatever) you've requested would never find you. However, for what you want, this might help. Or it might not.

Hi snups!

There's also
hotspot-shield,which is something similar to what Mr. Dave posted, but you don't have to change any network settings. Downside is it tries to show you ads, which you can ignore. If you just want to use watch some US only streamed video, turn it on only when you need it. I know it works for some Canadian and UK friends.

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snupy
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Icon 1 posted March 11, 2008 15:41      Profile for snupy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Ooh-thanks, sosumi! That looks good. Is that only for laptops and wireless connections,though, or does it matter?

vicki

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Icon 1 posted March 11, 2008 16:01      Profile for Mr. Dave     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
From looking at the HotspotShield FAQ I think it's just tunnelling an encrypted connection from your computer to a proxy server at AnchorFree. That should work just as well from a desktop over DSL, or even over dialup (if you have the patience for dialup [Razz] ).
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Icon 1 posted March 12, 2008 17:19      Profile for password   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
i have a much simpler answer

firefox

get it and then go into toos > options > advanced > networking > settings

put in a codeen address from this site www.nntime.com or try using the coral network by adding nyud.net to the end of the address (EX: www.google.com.nyud.net)

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Icon 1 posted March 12, 2008 23:58      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by password:
or try using the coral network by adding nyud.net to the end of the address (EX: www.google.com.nyud.net)

I tried geobytes ip locator with that, and it thinks it's in Japan.

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Icon 1 posted March 13, 2008 04:07      Profile for password   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
im just passing on what works for me

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Icon 1 posted March 13, 2008 05:19      Profile for dragonman97   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Can I trade you? ;P

/me wants to watch English TV and is thwarted by annoying IP blocks. [Wink]

Fortunately for me, I have an awesome friend who helps keep my withdrawal symptoms at bay for a certain series set this century, when "you've got to be ready."

Meanwhile, another friend of mine reminded me about the second series of the IT Crowd...and I kind of miss that as well, as I only caught the first few episodes ('twas too much of a nuisance, and the first series was geekier).

*sigh*

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quote:
Originally posted by dragonman97:
Meanwhile, another friend of mine reminded me about the second series of the IT Crowd...and I kind of miss that as well, as I only caught the first few episodes ('twas too much of a nuisance, and the first series was geekier).

Yeah, and they shouldn't have let the boss character go. I miss Chris Morris. (Isn't it about time he did something new?)
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along these lines, has enyone ever got the messeage on YOUtube "sorry this video is not available in your country"? I understand why NBC and them only let americans watch but what is the point of IP blocking on Youtube. The more views the more ads?clicks and revenue. The filtered vid was a AMV of greendays good riddance.

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