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VPN and board access

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VPN and board access

Post by G G » Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:11 am

I like to use a VPN because I value privacy, enjoy maximizing my netflix account, and want to get the most out of my dollar when purchasing online. The problem is that the buzzboard blocks me when I am coming in from some countries.


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Re: VPN and board access

Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:53 am

You are correct that I've instructed my security software to impose a geo block on certain countries.

Certain countries - especially Russian federation countries - have been responsible in the past for a litany of spambot registrations. I'm talking hundreds upon hundreds of spambot registrations within a month's time.

The geo block has effectively stopped 99 percent of these registrations. I've also had zero successful site hacks since implementing the new security software a couple years ago.


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Re: VPN and board access

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:38 pm

I can get in usually when I am out of Frankfurt, Germany. Not always though.


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Re: VPN and board access

Post by Matt » Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:34 pm

MotorCityRadioFreak wrote:
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:38 pm
I can get in usually when I am out of Frankfurt, Germany. Not always though.
What about when you are in Frankfort, KY?



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Re: VPN and board access

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:41 pm

GG would have to answer that one.


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Re: VPN and board access

Post by G G » Sun Jun 13, 2021 4:36 am

I really like how you two complain your pants off about trolls infecting this board, and then, the first chance you get, you come around here to harass me. Just because you two want to dish it out, doesn't mean you won't take it later on.


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Re: VPN and board access

Post by TeddyBear » Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:07 pm

G G wrote:
Sun Jun 13, 2021 4:36 am
I really like how you two complain your pants off about trolls infecting this board, and then, the first chance you get, you come around here to harass me. Just because you two want to dish it out, doesn't mean you won't take it later on.
If the troll fits.....


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