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Are the Residential Proxies ethically sourced?
Are the Residential Proxies ethically sourced?
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Out of all the proxy types, residential proxies stand out as the most sensitive to mistreatment and violations of ethics. This is due to the fact that most residential proxies are created by routing internet traffic through physical devices, which are generally owned by regular people.

Webshare’s respect for the rights of each residential proxy network participant is reflected in our company's internal policies regarding the entire procurement process. All Webshare residential proxies come from one of these sources:

Physical user devices

Consenting and fully aware individuals become a part of a residential proxy network in return for a financial reward or some other benefit. When they choose to participate in our suppliers’ pools, they consent that a part of their internet traffic and a small amount of the device’s hardware resources will be used for a variety of business cases.

Physical user devices

Consenting and fully aware individuals become a part of a residential proxy network in return for a financial reward or some other benefit. When they choose to participate in our suppliers’ pools, they consent that a part of their internet traffic and a small amount of the device’s hardware resources will be used for a variety of business cases.

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