Haystack: Unfiltered internet in Iran

Haystack: Unfiltered internet in Iran
by Shorts

Haystack is a new program designed to provide unfiltered internet access to the people of Iran. The software package is compatible with Windows, Mac and Unix systems, and specifically targets the Iranian government's web filtering mechanisms.

Haystack is not an ordinary proxy system. It employs a sophisticated mathematical formula to hide users' real Internet traffic inside a continuous stream of innocuous-looking requests. In addition to providing anonymity, Haystack uses strong cryptography, ensuring that even if users' traffic is detected, it cannot be read. Trying to find and decipher our users' traffic amidst all the other traffic on the web really is like trying to find a needle in the proverbial Haystack.

Once installed Haystack will provide completely uncensored access to the internet from Iran while simultaneously protecting the user's identity. No more Facebook blocks, no more government warning pages when you try to load Twitter or access news sites -- just unfiltered Internet >>> haystacknetwork.com.

Censorship Research Center (CRC)

The first element in safeguarding the right to seek, receive and impart information and ideas, is to create a research infrastructure that can monitor, detect changes, and understand how censorship is being deployed. Creating and updating this infrastructure is an ongoing process which is key to all of the CRC’s initiatives >>> censorshipresearch.org

From: PN


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This is certainly doable and probably will be done in the future

by Anonymouse on

The idea that internet is available to everyone and a program can be made to break all filters seems possible.  With all the high tech advances and things we see every day, this is probably the next thing coming.

If they had spent the $30M in liberation Iran fund or whatever it was they spent it on, on getting a contract with a high tech firm to design such a program, it would have been done by now.  Right? 

Everything is sacred

Jahanshah Javid

Where is it?

by Jahanshah Javid on

This sounds exciting. But I have not yet found evidence that it actually exists. Does anyone know where it can be downloaded or ...?


This gives Power to the People

by faryarm on


I hope this is true.

by Anonymouse on

Everything is sacred