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Bahrain High Tech Forum => Everything about Computers => Topic started by: AbbyJ504 on February 13, 2017, 10:30:09 AM

Title: Computers in Bahrain
Post by: AbbyJ504 on February 13, 2017, 10:30:09 AM
My husband is thinking about taking a job in Bahrain and I was wondering if I would be able to continue to work from home. I know in some places there are blocked websites, and I am a freelancer, so I spend a lot of time researching and visiting all different websites. If they are blocked, is there a way around this? Thanks!
Title: Re: Computers in Bahrain
Post by: gurlytech1 on February 16, 2017, 01:56:05 PM
My husband is actually in IT so I can definitely help answer this.  You need a VPN service.  It helps mask your IP address so that you maintain some level of privacy as you visit all kinds of sites, even those that are blocked.  I don't think it will be a problem at all for you to continue to work from home.
Title: Re: Computers in Bahrain
Post by: AbbyJ504 on February 17, 2017, 10:26:06 AM
I have never used a VPN before, but I came across some reviews: http://sahrzad.net/blog/how-to-bypass-bahrain-internet-filters-effectively/ Is this a good option for what I need? Thanks for your help.
Title: Re: Computers in Bahrain
Post by: gurlytech1 on February 21, 2017, 02:51:31 PM
Yes, that's exactly what you need.  Now you just need to pick which one fits your budget.  There are free ones too but I've heard they don't work as intended so you're better off paying for it. 
For example I used http://vpnprivacy.services
They are pretty good.