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Can anyone recommend a Proxy Server Service where I can pay by the Megabyte?

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Dear Experts,
can any one recommend a proxy server service were I can pay by the unit of download?  I am a very light user of my former proxy server service, so it makes no sense at all to pay a monthly fee but when I need it, I only need to log into to a few Web pages.

Can I pre-pay to use a paid (good quality) proxy server by a certain number of megabytes?  Or minutes of browsing time?

Best Wishes,

Philip Truscott
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by:Rich Rumble
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Have you looked at OpenDNS, UltraDNS/DNS Advantage(free)? They are able to filter content and categorize with much less overhead than most proxy or filtering solutions, you may want to look into their offerings:
http://www.opendns.com/solutions/household/
http://www.dnsadvantage.com/dnsadv/index.html
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Can they offer me a US based IP address while I am surfing?
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No, just filtering abilities. If security is a concern, using the principal of least privilege and a more secure like Chrome or Firefox? They also share Google's safe browsing API where you are warned if a site your visiting is malicious.
If your goal is anonymity then why not use Tor?
https://www.torproject.org/
http://cups.cs.cmu.edu/foxtor/
http://www.paulobrien.net/firefox-vidalia-privoxy-tor-bundle-single-exe/
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My goal is not anonymity.  I have certain financial information on certain sites that require me to have a US based IP address.
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