1. Cache downloaded files (pictures, pages) to improve the speed of opening the website
2. Restrict access to certain resources
3. Filter data. For example, displaying transparent images instead of banners with advertisements will not destroy the design of the website, but will significantly save page loading time and bandwidth
4. Limit connection speed
5. Keep logs and monitor user traffic
HTTP proxy is the most widely used proxy type. The main purpose is to organize the work of browsers and other programs using TCP protocol. Standard ports 80, 8080, 3128. How it works: a program or browser sends a request to a proxy server to open a specific URL resource. The proxy server receives data from the requested resource and sends the data to your browser.
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