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Detailed information about PYTHON proxy: Cut the Crap
Proxy Name Cut the Crap
Language and version python version: 2.0
HTTP version 1.1
HTTPS Connect no
Windows NTLM support no
Last updated YYYY-MM-DD 2001-08-20
Platform all
Author Constantinos A. Kotsokalis
Home page http://www.softlab.ece.ntua.gr/~ckotso/CTC/
Primary features Content filtering, filters extensible through python "plug-ins" and "zapplets language", ACL (Access Control Lists)
Features From the product page: "Cut The Crap" is a proxy-like server, that will keep advertisement banners out of your sight
License GPL
Design Architecture Asyncore
Notes