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Can my ISP intervene or force me to see something beyond my control?

My ISP is the largest in the country and known as SLT (Sri Lanka Telecom). Through a single router/ADSL Modem, we have a small home network. Lately, I see a message appearing from my ISP asking me ...
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My ISP responded to my request with another user's content, is that permissible? And if not, how can I prove it?

Over the past 3 months, I've had two instances when I visited stackoverflow.com only to discover myself logged in as a completely different user. This seems to have happened to others as well. In that ...
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Anonymous Software to bypass ISP filters

I need a software that enables me to anonymously bypass an ISP filter -- I need my IP and location to be anonymous so that I can surf the Internet freely. I used to use UltraSurF but it was blocked by ...
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Is working though VPN preventing the proxy server from monitoring me?

If I'm working behind proxy. I have a VPN connection outside my country if I used this VPN connection to browse the internet is this hiding me from the proxy? Is it preventing the company proxy or my ...
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Why the concern over privacy invasions from Google & Facebook, but not ISPs? [closed]

It seems every day I read another article expressing concern how Google/Facebook is trying to track people's activity on the internet and sell/mine their personal browsing data. But I rarely read ...
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Why we can change our IP address?

I came across some websites that offer to change our IP addresses. One says we can surf the net anonymously, including changing our IP address and location. Most of the software packages are not free, ...
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Does Hotspot Shield hide my activity from my ISP?

Can Hotspot Shield make your activities invisible to your ISP? Or can they still see what you're downloading if they so choose? Here's the text from the product description: Hotspot Shield ...