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anonymous proxy

A server that functions as a relay between the user and a destination website. It hides the IP address of the user's machine from the website and may provide encryption on the user side. Many organizations create their own anonymous proxy servers, and there are public access anonymous proxy servers on the Internet that can be used by anyone. See Tor, anonymous Web surfing, onion routing and Web bug.
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Zhang, "Improved anonymous proxy re-encryption with CCA security," in Proceedings of the the 9th ACM symposium, pp.
Compounding the problem is the relative ease in which online predators can utilize anonymous proxy servers, many of which are free and located in other countries.
Anonymous proxy servers are easy to use, and many are free, requiring no registration or identifying information from the end user.
The program's unique proxy pattern blocking keeps users away from sites that offer free anonymous proxy services and prevents them from bypassing the filter if they try to use unencrypted web and client-based proxies.
Along with anonymous proxy blocking and policy management, Version 7 has easier navigation and gives network administrators control over their Internet data stream.
Web-based Proxies/ Anonymizers: Sites that offer free anonymous proxy services, ie, anonymizer.com, idmask.com