which enables you to browse the internet privately under a different IP Address
. It basically emulates you browsing the web on a different computer hooked up to a different internet connection. Due to proxy servers being remote and possibly far away from you, they are usually slow or slower than your normal internet speed. Using a proxy server does not mean that your computer does not record your internet history
, which will have to be cleared by you manually. Also, see proxy server
1) You are advised to use a proxy server when you're browsing porn
or performing illegal online activities because it makes you anonymous
, decreasing the chance of you being identified.
2) Because Urban Dictionary determines whether you've liked a definition based on your IP Address, you can use proxy servers to like your own posts or like posts multiple times.