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.
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.’
WITNESS’ top picks for SXSW 2016 panels.
WITNESS joins a growing coalition of privacy, human rights, and civil liberties organizations who are uniting to call for the United Nations Human Rights Commission to add a Special Rapporteur on Privacy.
We share our 2015 hopes for what we’d like to see happen with developments in technology that can support citizen witnessing.
In a win for privacy advocates, the US Supreme Court recently ruled that police must get a warrant before searching the content of cellphones.
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.