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22-year-old Mahsa Amini was detained by Iran's Guidance Patrol on 13th September for the crime of wearing her hijab too loosely. She was pronounced dead 3 days later while in their custody. Her death prompted Iranians to take to the streets of Tehran and at least 12 other cities in the country.
As of today 26 people are confirmed to have died in protests.
This has prompted a wave of internet lockdowns by the Iranian state.
Yesterday, Instagram and WhatsApp joined TikTok, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Signal in the Iranian blocklist.
Signal, however, is fighting back with full in-app support for proxy server integration with a couple of clicks - and you can too.
Create and then
Basic for "Choose a plan" and choose the
Regular with SSD CPU option, the $6 dollar version is generally going to be good enough as this is just a proxy.
Location but bare in mind Bangalore and London are the closest to Iran so there'll be less latency with these options.
SSH Keys. If you're not familiar with how to set these up, check out this straightforward guide.
ssh -i [PATH/TO/YOUR/KEY]root@[DROPLET_IP_ADDRESS] (remove the 's also)
sudo apt update && sudo apt install docker docker-compose git
git clone https://github.com/signalapp/Signal-TLS-Proxy.git
sudo docker-compose up --detach
Nice work! Your proxy is live. You can share your proxy using this URL format:
Signal are encouraging proxy owners to share their proxy address on social media with the hashtag
#IRanASignalProxy but that's totally up to you. Their specific recommendation is to make a post with that hashtag and not post the URL but rather encourage users to DM you for it:
A more discreet approach would be to only send the link via a DM or a non-public message. You can post something like this on your favorite social network: #IRanASignalProxy Reply to this thread if you want the connection details, and follow me so I can DM you the link.Source: https://signal.org/blog/run-a-proxy/