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An Internet Protocol (IP) address is the most common piece of info to identify a device online. And there may be a lot of reasons why you'd wanna hide it, including protection of your identity and sensitive data, avoiding a digital footprint, bypassing content filters, bans, and all that jazz. Well, don't sweat, buddy – you can cover your IP in many ways!

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Proxy APIs vs. Traditional Scraping: Choosing the Right Approach for Your Project

There’s no denying that today web scraping helps many businesses move toward informed and profitable decisions. From machine learning to market analysis, automatic publicly available data collection is a way to gather large amounts of valuable information. Yet, modern websites are a challenging target – over the years, they have greatly improved their security measures, making it very difficult to scrape with regular extraction tools. So, businesses now fa...

What Is a Backconnect Proxy? A Complete Guide in 2024

Whether you call yourself a seasoned proxy user or just starting to leverage the power of proxies, it's always good to learn a thing or two. And this time, we're talking about backconnect proxies. In short, backconnect proxies allow you to remain anonymous while accessing the internet by constantly rotating your IP address. These proxies are useful for individuals or companies who need to navigate internet restrictions, monitor competitors, or run web scra...

What Is a Residential Proxy? Definition and Guide (2024)

Feeling concerned about protecting your online identity and privacy? Well, you're not alone! Many internet users have turned to residential proxies to help keep their information safe. In simple terms, a residential proxy is like a middleman between your device and the internet, helping you hide your real location and keep your online activities from being tracked. But there's more to residential proxy networks, and you're in luck today because we're spill...

The Only 10 Antidetect Browsers You Need to Know About in 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of internet privacy and security, staying ahead requires using state-of-the-art tools and practices, including VPNs, password managers, anti-virus software, firewalls, ad blockers, and more. Among these security measures, antidetect browsers hold a unique place, as they cater to enhancing online security and privacy by obscuring the user’s digital footprints. With a plethora of different browsers out there, this blog post wil...

ISP Proxies vs. Residential Proxies

Navigating the array of proxy types can be arduous when you just want a reliable solution to get the job done. But it’s important to choose wisely because opting for the right proxy could mean the difference between overspending for mediocre results and achieving optimal performance within your budget. That’s why, in this blog post, we’ll demystify the debate on ISP proxies vs. residential proxies, clarifying their key similarities and differences.

What Is the Difference Between Residential and Datacenter Proxies?

Proxies act as intermediaries hiding your IP address when connecting to the internet. They’re particularly useful if you can’t access a certain website because you are banned or when you’re trying to access geo-blocked content like on Netflix, YouTube, or a flight ticket platform. Residential and datacenter proxies are the main two types that offer a way to hide your IP and, among many other things, can help you anonymously scrape data from the web. Howeve...

What is Anonymous Proxy?

Anonymous proxies allow you to browse the internet without revealing your original IP address. They can offer you more – find out what in this article. Anonymous proxies, sometimes called anonymizers, do not disclose your personal information to your target websites, including your IP address and location. While connecting through a proxy server, they act like a privacy shield making your browsing on the internet hard to trace.  But not all proxies are ano...

What’s The Difference Between IPV4 and IPV6?

An IP address is an essential part of communication between devices and networks. Sure, it carries certain information about us, which can become a target for hackers and cybercriminals alike. But without an IP we wouldn’t be able to access the internet. And here’s the kicker – we’ve run out of IPs.  For this reason, a new version, IPv6, was created. But why haven’t we all upgraded to the newest IP version yet? What do we even know about it in the first pl...

How to Generate a Random IP Address for Every Connection [VIDEO]

Whether you’re looking for more privacy online or you’re a huge business owner conducting global market research – hiding your IP is the first step. And not surprisingly, the internet is full of all kinds of flashy information, handy free IP randomization tools, and websites for that purpose.  It’s amazing when you think about it – but it’s also important to understand that not everything is sunshines and rainbows. Just because something is marketed as fre...

What Is a Transparent Proxy

Transparent proxies are everywhere these days. You’ve been on one if you ever used public Wi-Fi. Transparent proxies are also called forced proxies, inline proxies or intercepting proxies. You see, a transparent proxy restricts Internet access to its users. This is how hotels and airports force their Wi-Fi users to accept usage Terms and Conditions. An inline proxy might also gather phone numbers, email addresses or let you enter a code for authentication....

Why shouldn't you use fake IPs and free proxies?

When we scale businesses, do research, or just stroll leisurely, it's always a good idea to be clued-up on online security. Whatever your reasons for running your eyes over a web browser are, anonymity and privacy are two pretty important players here. The thing is that any browser, website, system, or network can see our IP address. Some of them might even log your IP address and track it. Pretty daunting, ha? Nah, not really, if you know one or two detai...

How users interact with websites: forward vs. reverse proxies

Proxies widen user experience by mediating different online connections, traffic, and client requests. No wonder there is quite a bunch of proxy types available. Some indicate what devices act as proxy servers, others define how proxy servers support privacy and manage users' data. There are also proxy types that determine the relationship between the client and the proxy server. This position is formally known as the structural position of a proxy. And th...

What is IP Blocking? [VIDEO]

Over the course of your life on the internet, you must’ve encountered some websites or content that you just can’t get access to. Sounds familiar? Congrats, you’ve experienced IP blocking first hand! While it most often seems like an inconvenience on the user’s part, IP blocks play an important part on the internet that is definitely worth your attention. Getting your IP blocked is either the result of something you did that the website does not approve of...

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