Despite the fact that it would seem that on the Internet you can find almost anything and as quickly as you want, there are a number of "buts". At least some countries restrict visits to certain sites for various reasons - political, for reasons of the spread of piracy and others. But in reality, such locks can be bypassed almost without any problems. And this is what we will talk about in this article in a little more detail.
These can be special sites or servers, browser extensions or browsers themselves with built-in blocking bypass functions, as well as programs that connect your device to secure networks. Some of them are completely free, others have to be paid for. However, first things first.
Often, first of all, Internet users with such requests turn to the capabilities of the popular Tor browser. At its core, Tor is something like a virtual and completely anonymous network. Tor works on the technology of the so-called "multilayer" or "onion" routing - when the user's request does not go directly to some address, but through the nodes of proxy servers, so it is difficult to trace the original request, if possible. Unfortunately, there have been more and more complaints about Tor nodes lately due to security problems and dubious accountability. Also, objectively, work through the Tor browser is quite slow and the connection speed is several times lower than when you just work with the regular Internet.
Proxy server. This is the name of a server that acts as an intermediary: you trust it to receive the information you need for you. That is, you turn to a proxy server, it requests information on a blocked resource and transfers it to you from itself. In the simplest case, the proxy server is made in the form of an ordinary site, where you need to enter the address of the resource you need. Technically, this is not difficult to do, but it still requires some effort and is not very convenient to work with.
Browser extensions. As a rule, they are purchased or downloaded separately, for example, in the Play Market, App Store, Microsoft Store, and so on. The bottom line is that you download a certain utility, install and work with those sites that you previously blocked.
The best solution to bypass site blocking is VPN or Virtual Private Net, a virtual private network. When connecting via a virtual network, you are using a server in a different location. This solves the problem of IP blocking and geographic restrictions by countries or by the sites themselves. To install VPN on smartphones with different operating systems, a number of applications have been developed, from which you can choose the optimal one to your taste.
VPN is the best option for those who want to visit any internet site without any restrictions. There are several options. Firstly, there is a large selection of extensions for various browsers that turn on VPN as soon as the need arises. By the way, some browsers already have a built-in VPN right away, but even using them is far from always safe for your data. Why - we will explain below.
VPN services can be either paid or free. You can of course download the free version to give it a try, but free cheese is only in a mousetrap, and using free VPNs is fraught with dangers, from data theft to generally unsafe use. On the plus side, free VPN options are often quite slow.
And, by the way, using a VPN will benefit not only those who want to visit sites that are blocked in the country, it will also make all connections more secure, secure your passwords, personal accounts, including bank accounts. Therefore, even if you have no reason to visit sites that are currently blocked, such software will come in handy anyway.
At the moment, the use of VPN services in our country is not prosecuted in any way. If you are in another country, then it is worthwhile to purposefully study its legislation on this issue.
If you need a really high-quality, completely secure and reliable VPN service, then it makes sense to turn to the paid options. Firstly, no annoying ads, and secondly, you will be 100% sure that your data is safe - since the developers earn enough money on subscriptions not to be involved in reselling their users' data. In particular, the Netmap VPN service offers high security, excellent product speed and compatibility with all operating systems and with any device, more than affordable subscription prices, and continuous product improvement.