[tor-talk] New to TOR

James Marshall james at jmarshall.com
Sun Nov 17 23:46:11 UTC 2013

If you have an account on a Web server somewhere, one of several solutions
is to install CGIProxy for a simple way to look like you're coming from
another IP address.  Feel free to contact me privately if you have

But yeah, as others have said, you'll likely need a new email address and
identity.  Working things out with the site's webmasters is probably the
best solution.

Not trying to be self-promotional on the Tor list, it's just my usual
advice for this situation.  :)


On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 5:01 AM, <SimBlip at aol.com> wrote:

> I received an account-ban from a web-site. I stood accused of violating
> challenge rules and was cut off from a community I had grown to love
>  dearly.
> I can no longer post messages and/or send private messages.
> I would like to re-enter this web-site under a new identity, but I am
> afraid it checks IP addresses.
> I was wondering if a program such as TOR could help me out.
> Would TOR affect my existing accounts with other web-sites? I do most  of
> my shopping and banking over the Internet.
> I have not downloaded TOR yet. How will I know it works if I do?
> Thank you.
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