How To Access Blocked Sites With Google Reader

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As you may know that Google Reader is available for you to subscribe to the RSS feeds of websites, but do you know that it is also a good way for you to bypass the internet censorship and access blocked sites?

The following will show you how to get access to a blocked site with Google Reader in 2 steps:

1. Subscribe to the RSS feed

If the blocked site offers a RSS feed, you can subscribe to it directly with Google Reader:

Subscribe to RSS feed

And if not, you can visit the Page2RSS website, enter the URL of the site to generate its RSS feed:

Generate the RSS feed

After that, copy the URL of the RSS feed and subscribe to it in your Google Reader.

2. Enable the secure browsing

For the RSS feed of a blocked site, you may fail to read it on Google Reader as default, such as what you can see from the following image:

Google Reader HTTP

To solve the problem, you can just add "https://" at the beginning of the URL, such as what you can see from the following image:

Google Reader HTTPS

Cool, right?

By the way, Google Reader is only available for you to read the RSS feed of a blocked site, and if you want to leave a comment, to post a tweet, to share on Facebook or to do some other interactions, you can check out VPN, Proxy, SSH or some other free anti-censorship tools.

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