How To Access Blocked Websites
How To Access Blocked Websites
Many companies keep websites blocked in there office or workhouse to prevent their employees from accessing unwanted websites for security purpose. More specifically, they do not want their employees wasting times in the social network websites. School or college authorities block the websites, mainly the social network sites so that students can’t access them from the study center. Some countries block the website for their policy purpose as well.
But whatever be the purpose, you might be eager to access those websites for your own need. This article is dedicated for the sole purpose of accessing blocked websites from any where. Here we have discussed some awesome methods to access the blocked websites.
Not all of them will work for you as you can’t guess how the authority blocked the website or what method they used. But, be rest assured that atleast one of the following methods will work for you.
Using Google cache to read your favorite blog or website
If you find that your favorite blog has been blocked by the controlling authority, you can read the blog content using the Google cache. Use the site: operator to view the content of a blog or website cached by Google.
As for example, if you want to read posts from www.techtipsgeek.com and found it is blocked at your office or school, simply open Google.com and search withsite:www.techtipsgeek.com. This will show you all the cached page of www.techtipsgeek.com by Google.
Now click on the link Cached beside any entry and read your favorite topic though it is blocked.
Read Websites as Email
Web2mail is a web service that delivers websites as email. However this service is not suitable for accessing large websites. You can use this service to read the content from blocked websites.
Use TorPark to browse blocked websites
TorPark is a windows based application which is a combination of TOR and Mozilla Firefox. This application was developed to browse internet with keeping your privacy secured. That is why it sends all the data from your computer in an encrypted form. So, if your ISP uses any website filtering tool to block specific URLs, will not be able to detect the URL in the encrypted form. this tool is obviously worth giving a try to access Facebook if blocked. But don’t try to use this tool for accessing online banking related websites.
Learn more about TorPark.
Tunnel the Internet Connection
The probability of getting access of blocked websites like Facebook, Orkut, MySpace etc. can go high by tunneling your internet connection which is an tedious job. Toonel, is a free software that ease the task for you and easily tunnel your internet connection. Once you are done, you can easily access blocked websites.
Here is the workaround to tunnel your internet connection using Toonel.
1. Download Toonel from the link. Also make sure to install java run time in your computer, otherwise the Toonel won’t work.
2. The downloaded mass contains a file with .jar file extension. Simply run that file.
3. Open your browser and set 127.0.0.1 as the proxy address and 8080 as Port Id. If you are in Firefox, you can setup the proxy address from Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Settings (under Connection). For the other browsers the procedure is almost similar.