When it comes about free proxy, none of the authentication methods seem to be safe and provide you anonymity. Actually, using a free proxy is not the best choice if you need anonymity and security. Continue reading Proxies with user/pass vs IP Authentication
But for reliable accounts, you need a reliable source of private proxies. If you’re not using proxies for the first time, you know that its role is to hide your IP address, so you can absolutely safety navigate on the internet, with no worries that the sites can reveal your true identity.
So Ebay and other sites don’t know who you are and if you act like a regular buyer, you can easily access data that you need or you can have multiple accounts.
First of all, what is the difference between public and private proxies.
To a simple search on the internet, you can find a lot of websites that offer lists of so call “free” public proxies. Actually, the proxies are free, you don’t have to buy them, but they also come with a price: these proxies are public, practically every one can use them, so the speed is slow and because of numerous number of users harvesting with the same proxies, they die very fast and are unreliable. However it will work again when less people use it. But maybe, the biggest disadvantage of the public proxies is the lack of security.