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Protect Your IP Address and Surf Anonymously with Web Proxies

The question of safety on the internet is quite important nowadays. Every time you surf the Net, websites are collecting your data, based on your IP address. First of all, it’s the user’s location. What does it mean? Some web sites may be blocked by your internet provider and gaining their resources with a straight connection to your country’s IP will be impossible. Besides, such informational prints are enough for attempting to hack a person’s device by web criminals. Hiding your IP became a really big deal. One of ways to avoid these problems – to get access to blocked resources in their country and not to become the victim of cyberthieves – is proxy.

The main goal of proxy is to bypass the restrictions of your area and provide free access to blocked content. In that way it acts like a gateway. Data sent by your browser is received by a third-party server – intermediary between you and the resource’s server – and only then it goes to its destination. As it normally happens, a site would verify your IP address before assigning a certain page, but with a proxy server the verification goes through a third-party.

Of course, there is still the danger of getting malware or providing your data to scammers, but this is common for free proxies on the Web, which are not recommended to use. Don’t forget: while you are browsing with a proxy, your IP is seen by the third-party server. So mostly your safety depends on the provider of proxy you’ll choose.

As the alternative to proxy servers there are Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) for browsing anonymously. Both technologies serve the same purpose and have individual advantages. For example, due to the less encrypting procedures proxy provides faster internet speed. Also, the average proxy pack costs less than equal VPN.

There is a great variety of trusted proxies from different corners of the globe. As practice shows, many people choose providers located in India. In this article, we will review some of them briefly.

Indian web proxy servers

Location spoofing through Indian web proxy is a good way to avoid censorship and restrictions of media content on the Web.

First of all, before choosing the most suitable provider for you it’s important to understand the difference between residential, datacenter and free proxy providers.

Residential proxies provide IP addresses that are linked to real-world addresses. It makes them nearly impossible to block. Your internet traffic will be seen as regular activity and not cause any suspicion. Among such providers with huge Indian IPs pool size in the market are:

  • Bright Data;
  • Soax;

Services of all three of them are not free, of course. Bright Data and Smartproxy offer residential proxy networks that allow you to buy proxies monthly, and Soax – weekly and daily. Smartproxy is a leader in number of Indian IPs – it has about 9 million of them. At the same time Bright Data offers 4 million IPs from India to its customers and Soax – only 2.5 million.

Among special features Bright Data gives the opportunity to choose which type of Indian IP address user would want to use. Smartproxy as one of the top premium residential networks in the market allows clients to use persistent sessions up to 10 minutes and provides high rotating proxies that will change their IP after every request.

Datacenter proxies are not linked with Internet Service Provider (ISP). They provide entirely private IP authentication, which means the high level of anonymity. But such proxies have a notional flaw.

 They are typically obtained from cloud service providers and are utilized by a great number of people at the same time. That may cause the overload and low internet speed. But on the other hand they have the lowest per-month price. Among datacenter proxy providers that offer Indian IPs are most noticeable:

  • SSL Private Proxy;
  • Proxy-Seller;
  • Blazing Proxies.

In fact, they share many of the same features more expensive proxies have, but with the above limitation.


Free proxies have many flaws and using them causes great risk to your web security. They offer the same IP addresses to all users and using them may be sometimes very problematic due to lack of speed or bandwidth. They are worth considering only if you are looking for something with no budget to spend. Here are some sites with lists of free Indian proxies: Idecloak.com, Free-proxy.cz and Premproxy.com. It’s important to notice that:

  • choosing the right and trusted proxy provider is very important for those who want to keep their web browsing safe;
  • it’s highly recommended to read all necessary info and customer’s reviews about the one you are about to give your choice first;
  • the more data about the proxy you have – the better chance that your web surfing will be secured.

Well, we wish you good luck in exploring these programs and applications in reality.