By Ramy Raoof, Tactical Technologist, Amnesty Tech Security Lab
If you are planning to join a protest, your phone is an essential tool. You depend on it to access information, organize with your peers, document events and help others. Understanding digital security and best practices not only helps improve your readiness for a protest but also contributes to the digital safety of your communities and friends.
Here are some practical tips for mobile phone safety before joining a protest.
Let’s have a quick look at possible risks involved with using a smartphone when you are at a protest: