A Short Bio

Ali Reza Haytai (pronounced /‫‪æ‬‬lI r‫‪ɛ‬‬z‫‪ɒ h‫‪æ‬‬j‫‪‫‪ɑ:‬‬tI/ 🔊‬‬ – ARH – He) is a social activist, privacy advocate, and software libre enthusiast working to help people learn about their rights in society. He is teaching people how to protect themselves from proprietary software and privacy-violating services as well as their rights and responsibilities. He believes people should be owner of their own information and fights big tech and governments to stop their mass surveillance.

He works for a better world where there’s justice, equity, and equality for everyone. He believes each human being is wonderful but nobody is worthy more than others and it’s humanity that values people not anything else.

Most of his works are non-for-profit teachings to people to learn about their rights. He writes notes, follows news, helps people understand software, privacy, and society to help them assist others in creation of a free equal world.


ARH was a founding member of Houp. Houp was a group of technologists, privacy activists, engineers, security specialists, and designers who were interested in a free, secure, privacy-focused, and beautiful worldwide web. He left the group to start researching about people’s rights in world.

He is also a contributor to software libre communities. He works in many different fields, from translating to writing codes to help software libre communities achieve more. He participated in some famous projects like VLC, Mozilla, Tor Project, and Mastodon.