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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

More than ever, it seems, people are mindful of how sharing and disseminating images can lead to their identification and prosecution of protesters by law enforcement. In an increasing number of these photos, participants are being digitally anonymized, with their faces, shoes, and clothing…

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Lewis Gordon

Lewis Gordon

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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