How to avoid a filter.....???

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How to avoid a filter.....???

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My mom works for a local school in the district office. She gets her e-mail though Yahoo but there is a filter that won't allow her to access it. This is the filterhttp://www.8e6.com/products/r2000/index.html.

When she described this problem to me I thought it seemed pretty easy to solve. I would think that all you would have to do is set up a proxy server at our house. My mom would connect to our home network and the home network would then connect to any site that she wanted to. Does this sound like a good idea? Is there a better way to get around the filter? I'm really not sure how go about implementing this so any comments that would head me in the right direction would be helpful.

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She could access it through a translator.
She could go to http://babelfish.astavista.com, and enter the site she wants to go to, then click translate or whatever. This way astavista will fetch the site and she will only be talking to astavista.

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Tux.....That looks really cool, Thanks for the advice!!!! I'll tell my mom about it so she can try it out. I'll let you know if it works.

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Tux...once again thanks for the advice. It works and that was a lot easier than setting up a proxy server.

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No problem, I suggested that translator in particular because anonamising sp? proxies are usually blacklisted in these crappy corporate/education/government places.

But translators are harmless :)

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Tux wrote:She could access it through a translator.
She could go to http://babelfish.astavista.com, and enter the site she wants to go to, then click translate or whatever. This way astavista will fetch the site and she will only be talking to astavista.
iirc, the url is babelfish.altavisa.com.

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sysop wrote:
Tux wrote:She could access it through a translator.
She could go to http://babelfish.astavista.com, and enter the site she wants to go to, then click translate or whatever. This way astavista will fetch the site and she will only be talking to astavista.
iirc, the url is babelfish.altavisa.com.
not astavista
not altavisa

altavista surely?

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yeah its altavista

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right you are

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