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If you've been reading Web Upd8 in a while, you must have noticed that we like to hand out licenses and other useful things to our readers. Here is another giveaway in which we'll send 10 IP Privacy licenses (6 months free) your way. All you have to do is post a comment using a valid email address (email, not logging in with Twitter and such) requesting a license, and on Monday (February 1st) we'll make a draw and send the licenses to the lucky winners.

Why would you want an IP Privacy license? IP Privacy normally costs $39.95 and it's an Windows application which you can use to hide your IP address and stay anonymous. Using IP Privacy, not only your IP will be hidden, but it will also "unblock" websites for you (if your ISP has blocked websites and such), will bypass firewall and block invasive code. Even more, IP Privacy will clean your online tracks.

One very interesting feature is that you can choose a country specific proxy. I would love to try this feature and see if I could get Spotify to work (Spotify is not available in my country), but I've managed to install Ubuntu at work so I don't have any Windows PC anymore and IP Privacy doesn't work in Ubuntu.


Here are some of IP Privacy features:


  • Premium proxies: high quality proxies included in IP Privacy allow you to surf the Web safely without affecting your browsing speed.
  • Add Proxy: manually adding a specific proxy to the current list is an important feature of online anonymity. If you feel the need of using a proxy from a specific country you can find a proxy from that country and get it to the list.
  • Live Update: even if you add proxies into the list, you can periodically check whether IP Privacy developers had embedded some new proxies to the list.
  • Already tested proxies: when testing the availability of a specific proxy you can find out the proxy’s response time so you can decide whether to keep it or not. To make this easier there is a list where all the already tested proxies are saved for further use
  • Online Privacy and Protection: like I said, IP Privacy will also clean your online traces: Internet history, typed urls, clean temporary Internet files, clear cookies, clear auto complete form and password history, clear favorites, block ActiveX and JavaScript attacks.

All these make IP Privacy a great application to secure your online privacy and anonymity.


Contest rules: like I said, the winners should receive their licenses on Monday, February 1st. You must comment using a valid email, and only one comment per person is allowed. The winners will be random, so it's a matter of luck. That is all.

More info and download IP Privacy.

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