Any tutorials to bypass restrictions from download sharing sites?

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Right now I'm using a trial of Hotspot Shield, but I'm afraid that once the trial ends, I might be bothered by too many ads. Is there any other free alternatives, or is HS the best right now?

Edit: Can anyone please correct the spelling of "Download"?
 
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I use hotspot shield and I know you don't wanna hear this but I actually pay for it and its the only service i pay for cos its so easy, you can just pay by sending a few text messages which is way more secure than a credit card or w/e
 

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If you want to bypass registrations and such then you are on your own. Dodging limits per hour we can do.
There are three primary things done.
1) Your IP. Change this. A simple proxy (such as you might find on http://www.samair.ru/proxy/ ) has a function called xforwardedfor so they might not work. VPN and big boy proxies (possibly something like http://hidemyass.com/ ) are a different matter. You are not the only person with this idea though so it can be tricky as someone else might have tried in the hour cooldown or something. If you have parents, friends, work and such computers you can play with there are ways to do easy VPN (I think the tearmviewer stuff has the option still, if not tunnelling over SSH is not so bad http://www.revsys.com/writings/quicktips/ssh-tunnel.html
2) Cookies. Obvious really. Clear the last cookies and cache form the last however long you need, or better just use porn mode and close the porn mode between attempts.
3) Other browser storage. This would be things like flash cookies/lsos.

I am not aware of any download sites taking more security focused approaches and softer approaches/fingerprinting ( http://mybrowserinfo.com/ ), or worse, but it is easy enough to do if they wanted.
 
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    very dark scenes are more common than very bright scenes so i think i made the right choice
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    there was also a sony with worse local dimming and the glow was really apparent
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  • SG854 @ SG854:
    Human vision is non linear anyway. 100 nits is about 50% of the peak output of a 10,000 nit display.
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  • Julie_Pilgrim @ Julie_Pilgrim:
    "very dark scenes are more common than very bright scenes" not in the games i play
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    really have to buy the top end model to get a tv that doesnt have any of those compromises and that would've had more dimming zones too but i am not made o money
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    @Julie_Pilgrim "very bright" is essentially pure white
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    pure white doesn't show up all that much it's mainly when looking at a bright sky
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    i can't tell the difference
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    Human vision is logarithmic, it's not linear. And nits doesn't tell the whole story of perceived brightness. OLED'S look brighter then LCD's even when both are set to the same nit values because of the higher contrast ratio on OLED's
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    "OLED's have a 3D look" no they don't lol
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    @The Real Jdbye Oleds hit around 750 nits nowadays. The difference between a 1000 nit and a 750 nit isn't huge. It's only about a 4% increase in perceived brightness. Not huge at all. You'll need at least 2000 nit displays to notice a bigger difference.
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    Read this thread it explains it. 1000 nits is not a huge jump from 750 the LG OLEDs can hit. As I said human vision is non linear.
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