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Proxy Server


Definition: A proxy server is a Web server that acts as a shield for Web searchers, hiding relevant information (network address, location, etc.) from Web sites and other networked users. In the context of the Web, proxy servers are used to aid in anonymous surfing, whereby a proxy server acts as a buffer between the searcher and the intended Web site, allowing users to view information without being tracked.

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