Cybersecurity for the People: How to Protect Your Privacy at a Protest





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Published on Apr 21, 2017

Planning on going to a protest? You might not be aware that just by showing up, you can open yourself up to certain privacy risks — police often spy on protesters, and the smartphones they carry, and no matter how peaceful the demonstration, there’s always a chance that you could get detained or arrested, and your devices could get searched.

Watch this video for tips on how to prepare your phone before you go to a protest, how to safely communicate with your friends and document the event, and what to do if you get detained or arrested.

Hosted by Micah Lee (https://twitter.com/micahflee), Cybersecurity for the People offers tips for protecting your online privacy. We’ll cover encrypted messaging apps, passwords, whistleblowing, and more.

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