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Sticky vs Rotating Proxies

Sticky proxies and rotating proxies are two types of proxy connections used to hide a device's IP address and enhance online anonymity and security. The key difference lies in how they manage IP addresses.

Sticky proxies assign a fixed IP address to a device for a certain duration or until the device disconnects. This setup suits tasks needing a consistent IP address, like web scraping.

Rotating proxies, however, automatically switch IP addresses each time the device connects to the internet or at regular intervals. This feature enhances anonymity by constantly changing the device's IP address, making tracking more challenging.

In essence, sticky proxies maintain a steady IP address for the connection duration assigned, while rotating proxies constantly switch IP addresses for added anonymity.