Technology / Equipment
27 Jun Access to the Internet is a Human Right: WITNESS Joins Coalition to Pressure Governments to #KeepItOnCampaigns, Legal/Ethical, Technology / Equipment | Morgan Hargrave
WITNESS joins a coalition of groups to speak out against state-led internet shutdowns and to demand that governments around the world #KeepItOn.
Why WITNESS is joining on to the That’s Not Privacy campaign – an effort encourage companies, nonprofits, and website owners of all stripes to call their privacy policies something a little more accurate.
This week tech and human rights activists will gather at RightsCon in Silicon Valley. WITNESS will be in attendance to discuss issues around visual media.
YouTube’s blurring function allows users to blur select items such as faces or identifying information. In this post we will show you how to use the tool.
We discuss why visual anonymity is important for protecting activists using video for change & look at YouTube’s newly improved blurring functionality.
New Android app CameraV helps verify and store contextual information about pieces of citizen media to improve their ability to be used for documentation.
How can we use the power of live video to connect people to the causes they care about, & provide immediate & meaningful ways to act by using their skills?
How can emerging tech tools like live-streaming or task routing apps be used to connect communities of support with activists on the ground in real time?
Digital rights advocates have long asked Facebook to adjust their “real name” policy. Now, WITNESS and other groups have begun a new push for change through the ‘Nameless Coalition.’