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Wendy Boswell

How to unblock blocked sites

By April 2, 2010

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unblock blocked sitesWhy are sites blocked? Certain countries (China, Saudi Arabia, and more) block anything to do with popular culture, sexual issues, women's resources, or politics. In addition, both large and small companies block sites to cut down on security breaches and boost productivity. However, sometimes you need to get somewhere on the Web. Read Ten Ways to Unblock Blocked Sites to find out how you can use simple workarounds to get to the sites you need to get to.

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  • Comments
    April 4, 2010 at 4:20 am
    (1) Mathew Anderson says:

    Good advice, It’s sometimes difficult to access even the most legitimates sites. For example our students from certain countries find it difficult to access our site which is purely meant for educational purposes.

    June 16, 2010 at 6:46 am
    (2) Mike says:

    Unfortunately, this phenomenon is increasing.
    The internet is a great source of information and as such should be kept free for all.
    I use the following site to Unblock Websites.

    June 16, 2010 at 6:50 am
    (3) Mike says:

    Unfortunately, this is an increasing problem.
    The internet was meant to be a free source for everyone and that is why we should keep it free for all.
    I use this site to Unblock Websites

    September 13, 2010 at 10:03 pm
    (4) ted says:

    u cant get on 2 fb @ skol

    October 5, 2010 at 2:48 am
    (5) Jim Richardson says:

    Thank you for these helpful tips, these can be very helpful since it sometimes occurs on online MBA students. They couldnít access an important information that is part of their curriculum. I canít understand why some sites get blocked even though itís not doing any bad to anyone. I hope they could do something about this. But anyway, itís good that here are ways to unblock a website. Thank very much! Iím very glad that I came across your site. Itís very helpful. I appreciate your effort of sparing some time to share this with us. I hope you keep up the great job.

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