Listen to Pandora Anywhere Without a Using a Proxy

By Jason Fitzpatrick on March 5th, 2012

International users are frequently disappointed to find US-based services behind restrictive firewalls; Pandora is no exception to the long list of off-limits services. This clever hack takes advantage of a loophole to allow international access.

What loophole? As they document over at Digital Inspiration, Pandora seems to skip the IP location check for requests coming in through HTTPS. You simply need to install an extension for your web browser that enforces HTTPS (such as HTTPS Everywhere for Firefox and HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome). Install them, open Pandora, and you’re in business.

Listen to Pandora Anywhere Without Using a Proxy [Digital Inspiration]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 03/5/12
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