Q&A: What is the point of using a proxy server?
Question by Jim G: What is the point of using a proxy server?
Is it just to hide/mask your IP address for being anonymous online and trying to gain access to certain websites you may have been banned from? Aren’t there now better ways of hiding or masking an IP address instead of using a proxy? Some techies tell me proxies can be dangerous since you can pick up viruses and trojans by using them.
Answer by Sanguine
There are better ways, first of all you can connect through a tight band-width telnet server. Prox servers do not mask your IP they et you past internet proxies, like at a school.
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