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A wide variety of websites and online services are region restricted to the USA: Hulu, Netflix, Pandora, annual credit reports, some banks, the list is significant. Region restrictions are generally something you don’t notice until you need to access a website from outside the USA, and then they’re a huge pain. We’ll show you how to get around region restrictions securely by using a SOCKS proxy and SSH tunnel.
Before getting started, you’ll need:
This walkthrough is aimed at Mac OS X, but you should be able to configure things much the same with iOS, Android, and Windows too.
Assuming you have a US host squared away, let’s begin:
ssh -D port_number user@remote_host_ip
ssh -D 2012 AJ@188.8.131.52
Now launch a web browser and double-check the external IP address to confirm with a website like whatismyip.org or by running the following at the command line:
Your IP should now register as the remote US-based host you tunneling through, and you are free to view US region restricted content.
All Credit for this howto goes to OsXdaily.com