Access restricted web sites using Google as a proxy » AviDardik.com

Access restricted web sites using Google as a proxy » AviDardik.com

This is a great hack. Say you work in a company that blocks Web surfing to certain Web sites.
O’Reilly posted a super-cool tip about using Google translation services as a kind of Web proxy and bypass this limitation!
You just need to type the following URL:
http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en|en&u=www.SomeForbiddenSite.com

What you’ll get is the translation (English to English!) of the page you want to see…
Your connection is directed to a google.com page so this page won’t be blocked (would be blocked only with google.com on the black list), no matter what’s the content.

This may be a great hack, but as an IO this is really bad news for some of my users… no more full access to google for you :p

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