Many countries have put heavy censorships on the their citizens on the use of the internet. If you live in such a country, you are missing most of the fun on the internet like Facebook and Twitter. Fortunately, Global Internet Freedom Consortium has come up with an easy to use proxy which hides your IP address and encrypts your connection to the Internet. This way it enables users inside countries with heavy Internet censorship to visit any public web sites in the world safely and freely.
Ultrasurf is compatible with Windows, and runs on Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox (in form of an add-on). For the Internet Explorer, you need to download an executable file and run it. This does not install anything on your computer. You can download the Ultrasurf client from its web site at http://www.ultrareach.com/download/u.zip. The download is in form of a ZIP archive. Just extract the files from this ZIP archive to your desktop and double click on the extracted executable to run it.
Running the Ultrasurf executable file will make the Internet Explorer browser to launch automatically, along with the Ultrasurf client interface. A golden lock on the lower right-hand corner of your screen indicates Ultrasurf is on. If you right-click on the golden lock, you would see a popup menu using which you can open the main Ultrasurf client options or exit the client.
Although the Ultrasurf is going to work without any adjustments, but if you want then you can choose different settings in the Options window. The options include setting up a hotkey, automatically hiding the windows, hiding the golden lock icon etc. among many others.
Even if you do not live in a country with heavy internet censorships, you can use the Ultrasurf proxy to encrypt your internet activity and hide your public IP address. Unlike many other proxy services, it is very fast and does not slow down your internet. You can watch Youtube videos, interact with your friends on the facebook and tweet on twitter using the Ultrasurf proxy to name a few of the things.
The Ultrasurf client is completely portable application, so you can copy the Ultrasurf client executable to your USB pen drive and run it off your USB pen drive. This is definitely the best proxy service available that you can use from anywhere in the world. So what are you waiting for ? Claim your internet freedom and anonymity by using the Ultrasurf proxy.