What tech tools should human rights defenders use when balancing efficacy and safety – open source secure tools or mainstream platforms?
Video for Change
Our new monthly series on tech and human rights in the news we look at net neutrality and the work of the Global Net Neutrality Coalition.
Recent examples of graphic images circulating online point to critical questions for commercial social media platforms, news outlets and citizens.
Information like geotags, a form of metadata, can help poachers find animals to hunt down, or allow the NSA to find out a lot about a potential target’s movements. But should that prevent us from using social media entirely?
Details for the two panels WITNESS is participating in and our suggestions a few more to check out at this year’s conference.
Individuals and social networks can both benefit from functionality that would allow video uploaders to add metadata, enhancing the trustworthiness of their media.
How can we use the sense of being together with other people in a remote environment to drive concrete, productive actions and engagement for human rights change?
Today YouTube announced a new tool within their upload editor that enables people to blur the faces within the video, and then publish a version with blurred faces.