Alireza Hayati


I support some of online/offline services and campaigns and I also use and advertise them generally. I think it’s important to spread usage of good services. For avoiding recommendations please visit /avoid.


The Foundation for Information Policy Research is an independent body that studies the interaction between information technology and society. Its goal is to identify technical developments with significant social impact, commission and undertake research into public policy alternatives, and promote public understanding and dialogue between technologists and policy-makers in the UK and Europe.


I use as an email provider. Riseup is safe, secure, and reliable.

Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is an international non-profit digital rights group based in San Francisco, California. The foundation was formed in July, 1990 by John Gilmore, John Perry Barlow and Mitch Kapor to promote Internet civil liberties.

Advertising Standards Authority

ASA tries to help governments and legal organization to provide a law for advertising. Please read my weblog post here on

Citizens’ Climate Lobby

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby tries to encourage people to work on climate change solutions. Supporters are organized in more than 400 local chapters across the United States.

The Common Sense #DeviceFreeDinner

A movement for happier, healthier kids. Common Sense tries to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. They empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.

The Hashtag #ComeToTheDuckSide

DuckDuckGo is one of the services I use to search the internet. Google tracks about 75% of internet and collects information about what we search about, our interests, our hobbies, our personal information, and habits. DuckDuckGo is one of the search engines that doesn’t track you and their weblog,, helps you to protect yourself.

The Internet Defense League

The Internet Defense League aims to protect Net Neutrality. They proive a code that activates automatically according to criteria you specify (e.g. SOPA returns). They also have a collaborative system for identifying threats and opportunities.

Some great foundations such as the Tor Project and Mozilla Foundation support Internet Defense League.

The Tor Project

Tor Project is one of the greatest foundations. They protect users online privacy and defend you against network surveillance and traffic analysis. Online anonymity, stopping tracker cookie and scripts are some of the features of Tor Browser.

The Houp Project

I participate in Houp Project. Houp Project is a privacy-focused user experience designing company. We at Houp, try to have researches about how we can design user’s experience without violating their privacy.