[OT] Prepaid mobile plans with data, possibly roaming

Toby Wintermute tjc at wintrmute.net
Fri Aug 24 02:55:05 BST 2012

On 23 August 2012 19:43, Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk> wrote:
> On 23 Aug 2012, at 07:22, Toby Wintermute wrote:
> [...]
>> I'll try VPNing back to my shell account and see what happens.. can't
>> be any slower than 3G already is..
> IME, this will make HTTP *faster* because it bypasses the bloody awful transparent proxies that mobile telcos insist on using to mangle web traffic.
> It'll also stop said proxies from popping up the "we think you're trying to visit a porn site, so we've blocked it as an excuse to try and sell you our own soft porn service" page when you're visiting vile corrupting sites such as camra.org.uk.

Sounds like it's worth setting up OpenVPN on my mobile as well then!
(I was thinking "tether mobile, then run vpn from laptop" but maybe I
should go "openvpn from mobile, then tether it")

Thanks for the all the advice so far :)

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