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Showing diffrent Country

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Coco, Oct 14, 2003.

  1. Coco

    Coco Sergeant Major

    Some websites when you go to them show you country specific sites. For example if you go to google. It will load google for your country.

    Now my question is what is the easiest way to fake your country. Because sometimes they show special content for a certain country or have special options for a certain contry and it would be nice to be able to see the other content.
  2. da chicken

    da chicken MajorGeek

    Change your time zone?

    Depends on how it's implemented.
  3. mr_flea

    mr_flea First Sergeant

    It might be cookied, so you could just try deleting the google cookies.
  4. Vlad902

    Vlad902 Guest

    Move there :p Could try da_chickens comment, changing language, encoding (ISP? :D), etc. Interestign question really, how do they know? I'm pretty sure there are google.$COUNTRY-DOMAIN thoughs, so try that, I believe there is a google.co.uk
  5. mr_flea

    mr_flea First Sergeant

    there's about 25 different googles, and google.co.uk is one.
  6. Coco

    Coco Sergeant Major

    Yes I know there are many googles. My question wasn't really in refrence to google itself I just used it as an example cause I figured anyone who could help me would know about google. :)

    I've already tried the stuff you gus suggested before asking. On one computer I set it up entirely as though it was in the US. Keyboard, time, and regional settings are all us. So my guess is basicly that they do it by ip Tracing an ip to a given country is extremly easy to do.

    I do know that using a proxy you can fake other countries but to be honest I don't actually know how to do that. Is there an easy way to do something like that?

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