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I have an App which should display an Information dialog if a user comes from the US. I am located in Europe and want to test this functionality.

Does anyone know a Proxy which allows me "appear like a US citizen"?

Update: I tried out approx. 10 different proxies and they all time out when I open in my browser.

I configured the proxy in the Preferences like this:

Network Settings -> Ethernet -> Advanced -> Proxies:

Proxy Settings

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Googling for free proxy list will produce heaps of results.

If you want to have a more reliable proxy, you can get an Amazon EC2 micro VM (or any other virtual root server) for free for one year of usage. Then, logon to the machine, and install squid, Apache with mod_proxy, or any other HTTP proxy server.

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I tried using such a proxy but out of the 10 I tested none of them worked. – Besi Dec 6 '11 at 9:45
@Besi Yes, the quality of proxies tends not to be good since they're mostly offered by volunteers without access to high-bandwidth connections and/or good data centers. Setting up your own proxy as described should work fine though. – phihag Dec 6 '11 at 9:57
Thanks for your explanation. I could now partially test it with a German proxy. When I have time I might setup my own using your suggestion. Thanks – Besi Dec 7 '11 at 8:01

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