Advantages and disadvantages of socks5 proxy

Advantages of using Socks5:

Ideal choice for seed - mask your IP address, it has excellent performance for seed and P2P;

speed is not affected because there is no encryption;

Easy to configure - can be configured with almost any program;

Torrent protection - Some Torrent applications will stop downloading if Socks5 connection is not active

Circumventing censorship and firewalls -- circumventing IP blocking based on IP restrictions;

Efficient connection - both TCP and UDP can be used.

Disadvantages of using Socks5:

When it comes to the shortcomings of Socks5 proxies, the most important is the lack of encryption.


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