The site has drawn over 22,000 supporters worldwide and allows for information exchange between the world and Iran, despite attempts by the Iranian government to censor news about the riots on the internet.The site provides resources and support to Iranians who are protesting.
The policy was spearheaded by Stephen Conroy and had been driven aggressively by the Rudd Government since its election in 2007.
Early in the evening of September 9, Anonymous took down the prime minister's website with a distributed denial-of-service attack.
The Party's Facebook page was flooded with image macro and flames.
Within a few hours, the Tea Party posted a message saying "Anonymous: We appreciate your resources and admire your tactics. As requested, we are no longer using the 'anonymous' quote." Following this raid, the Party's Facebook page was removed, and its Ning page limited to member-only access.
In the press release, the group states that the attacks against the Church of Scientology will continue in order to protect the right to freedom of speech and end what they believe to be the financial exploitation of church members.