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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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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...

ISP proxies: where datacenter IPs meet residential proxies

Uhh, proxies, proxies, proxies… There are so many different types of them that it can be pretty knotty to know which ones should go into your army. One thing is crystal clear though: the most popular ones are datacenter and residential proxies. These two are most often contrasted to one another. But is it really true that datacenter proxies and residential IPs meet on the opposite sides of the battlefield? Short answer: no. That’s why we’re here to blow th...

What are Residential Proxies?

A residential proxy is an intermediary that uses an IP address provided by an Internet Service Provider (ISP), not a data center. Each residential proxy address has a physical location. And even though billions of digital devices connect to the internet at any time, their IP addresses can pinpoint the location of any device. So, every time you go online, you give out information about your browser preferences, cookies and get logged with your real IP addre...

What is an SSL Proxy

If you are new to proxies, you might be confused how many proxy types there are: residential proxies, rotating proxies, data center proxies, backconnect proxies, and SSL proxies. The proxy ‘type’ usually refers to one of its two traits: the connection method or the type of the device acting as your proxy. HTTPS, or SSL, proxies denote the protocol you use to connect through the proxy server. Namely, the HTTPS protocol.

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 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 Private Proxy?

Like your average Joe proxy, a private one acts as a middleman between you and the internet. Any twists, you may ask? Well, yes. Unlike shared ones, private proxies are IP addresses dedicated to you and only you at any given time by a proxy provider. No shocker that private proxies are always among the hottest hits of all time. And it’s easy to see why: they offer more security and privacy, fewer slowdowns and IP blocks.   Already hooked? Good, cuz in this...

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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