MediaJustice

As we continue navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and organizing for a world free of police violence, we offer the Defend Our Movements blog series, written by Bex Hong Hurwitz of Tiny Gigantic, as a resource to inform your online organizing. Note: This page will be routinely updated with additional blog content.

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5 Tips for Online Self-Defense

by Bex Hong Hurwitz, Tiny Gigantic

This pandemic and uprisings have impacted how we communicate online and offline. With more types of activities requiring us to be online from work to socializing to organizing, here are 5 ways we can move to assess and increase our and our communities’  digital safety in this time. Read the full piece here.

Illustration by Chiara Di Martino 
  1. Consider your digital wellbeing.
  2. Take care of your online accounts using password managers and 2-Factor Authentication
  3. Find a way to have a private conversation using end-to-end encrypted email and mobile apps.
  4. Soap, water and a mask for your devices daily frequent practices to take care of your devices using backups, antivirus software, installing updates and covering our cameras
  5. Get involved in campaigns that envision and demand just technologies

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Assessing Tech: How We Know If It’s On Our Side

by Bex Hong Hurwitz, Tiny Gigantic

Over the past months, technical research into privacy and security concerns with Zoom and Zoom’s actions in response have led activists and organizers to reassess whether Zoom is safe for organizing. Questions about trust, safety and privacy that activists and organizers are asking about when using Zoom mirror questions we have to ask about any communication technology. If you are making decisions with other organizers about choosing safer, values-aligned technologies for activism, this post is for you. Read the full piece here.

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