Ever wanted to try and download an mp3 file at your workplace, but couldn’t because corporate firewall policy was to block every url ending with the .mp3 prefix?
I want to suggest a trick that worked for me. My work place blocks most of the popular radio stations stream sites in my country.
I can understand why they’re doing that, but hey – if you want to save bandwidth I suggest you block YouTube (not that I complain…)
Well, I thought of a way to listen to my favorite radio station from work, by re-streaming it from my home. And it worked!
It can also work for you, in case your IT does not block by protocol, only by address.
So here’s how to do it: