Iran: A Silent Protest in Stone and an American Computer Wizard

….named Austin Heap    Link and his friends have become instrumental in the resistance fight in the Iran Election protest.

In the upcoming days, Daniel Colascione and I will release a new program to provide unfiltered internet access to the people of Iran. A software package for Windows, Mac and Unix systems, called Haystack, will specifically target the Iranian government’s web filtering mechanisms.
Similar to Freegate, the program directed against China’s “great firewall,” once installed Haystack will provide completely uncensored access to the internet in Iran while simultaneously protecting the user’s identity. No more Facebook blocks, no more government warning pages when you try to load Twitter, just unfiltered Internet.
The network will be supported by donated high-quality servers outside of Iran. We will be able to provide an individual user with unfettered internet access that costs the donor $0.015 to $0.0375 per month.
Proxyheap, the precursor to Haystack, was launched on June 22 just ten days after the election

The group, Mourning Mothers have planned mass gatherings to honor the memory of fallen protesters.Twitter users, you can add this twitter link to follow the heroic events unfolding in Iran:

We are in the process of stress testing the network of servers and verifying their functionality. The program will initially be made available at but will shortly thereafter be available through other distribution mechanisms to ensure maximal availability on the ground in Iran.

The Khamenei/Ahmadinejad government has been extremely effective at silencing prominent members of the opposition. But the uprising in Iran was not the result of top-down leadership, it was the result of individuals using whatever means they had at their disposal to organize and communicate. We want to continue to support, in whatever way we can, those who started this and will lead it forward: the people

Anyone interested in keeping up with the latest developments in Iran, please click the LINK to find out how the clerics are resisting the farce elections in Iran and what will transpire next.

Note:  Since official results of Ahmadinejad’s win, only 11 countries congratulated Ahmadinejad on his ‘victory’. These countries are Tajikistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkey, the People’s Republic of China, Oman, Russia, Qatar and Venezuela.

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