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Try networksetup -setwebproxy usage : networksetup -setwebproxy "Your service name" domain port authentication(on/off) username password e.g : networksetup -setwebproxy "Wi-Fi" localhost 8000 off The protocol defaults to http, you would have to specify socks:// Username and password only need to be set if your authentication is on.


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I believe you would want to look into making an SSH Tunnel and forwarding all your traffic through the ssh tunnel. Its not a simple thing to do however. Also you will run into issues if you are looking at UDP vs TCP traffic as you will have to wrap it up somehow. Furthermore you are missing some ports used by iMessage ...


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Set up a VPN to another point and route your traffic via that. (If its HTTP traffic, yes, you can use a proxy server to do this instead). There is nothing a typical "end user" can do to instruct ISP's how to route packets unless they are using a dynamic routing protocol (in practice "BGP"), unless they have multiple connections and they can route traffic ...


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Of course I can post it as an answer. ;) SOCKS does not use encryption, see here and here. It’s much like using HTTP with a HTTP proxy. Additionally, on Bittorrent encryption: It helps hide the contents of what you’re downloading. However, an ISP can still guess that the connections you’re making are P2P connections and throttle them accordingly. It’s a ...



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