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Google's Proxy Internet

  • USA Today, Thursday, October 24, 2013 11:23 AM
The service works along the same lines of BitTorrent because it's based on a peer-to-peer file-sharing network -- two computers linked that provide a secure, encrypted Internet connection. But this service comes from Google Ideas, a New York City-based think tank. It was developed with Brave New Software and the University of Washington. They hope to "outwit" government officials, according to Reuters. uProxy is a browser extension capable of finding a user's friend on Facebook anywhere in the world and create a private connection across the Internet.

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