Kenny created a new little tool that might be helpful for some of you. Its called Privacy Browse, a freeware tool that makes uses free proxy sites so that you can surf the web in relative anonymity. Download privacy browse from ghacks.net, unrar it to a location of your choice and run it by double-clicking on Privacy.exe.
Its fast and easy to use. Click on load web proxies to load a pre-configured list of web proxies. You also have the option to use translate proxies and Phproxy proxies. Load one of the three lists, add an url, click on Surf Firefox / Opera / IE anon to surf the site using the proxy.
Privacy Browse allows you to add and remove proxies with ease by simply editing the corresponding text file. Please note that you will have to run the registry file option.reg to use the tool with Firefox or Opera.
We are, as always, keen on your feedback, please leave it here in the comments or leave it in the original thread created at the Deny forum
Update: The program has not been uploaded for a long time, and has been out of date for quite some time as a consequence. We have removed Privacy Browse from the server. There are alternatives available for the majority of web browsers out there. Opera users can for instance enable Opera Turbo to use the feature as a web proxy for their Internet surfing.
A software alternative is the Windows program ST-Proxyswitcher which can be used to download proxies from the Internet, and use them on the system for improved privacy while browsing on the Internet.Advertisement
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