How to Protect Protesters in Your Photos and Videos

Simple tools to obscure faces, and erase metadata

A photo of a protestor taking a video of spray painting on the CNN lego.
A protestor records people spray painting the CNN logo during a demonstration in Atlanta, Georgia, in response to the police custody murder of George Floyd, on May 29, 2020. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Stringer/Getty Images

Lewis Gordon is a writer and journalist. His work appears in outlets such as Vice, The Verge, The Nation, and The AV Club.

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