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How To: Use Google's language tools as a proxy server

googleHere's a quick-and-dirty hack to help you access sites that your company's firewall may block: Just use Google's language tools to access the site. You can set your parameters to "translate" the site from Engish to English, and then plug in any URL:|en&

It may not work with every firewall, or with every site you want to visit, but it could be worth a try if you need to, say, finish your online holiday shopping and your boss is an ecommerce-blocking Scrooge.