May First Surveillance
In regards to the email sent on September 21, 2021 with the subject: “We thought it was fiction: anti-surveillance from an abolitionist perspective,” I’m wondering whether or not MayFirst considers the CiviCRM links to be surveillance? In that email, the following links were included:
Here is the text that is used for each link:
- Radical Ecological Democracy
- told reporters from the Forbidden Stories project
- some say
- this website
As one can see, it’s impossible to determine the destination from this information. The only way to find out what sites the links are for is to click on the link and be tracked by
I realize this issue is thorny and very complicated. Enacting one safety measure often leaves others open. Unfortunately, it’s far easier to be an attacker than it is to be a defender. I get that.
Is it appropriate to ask that the people who send out emails like this, in May First and other movement organizations, include non-tracking (direct) links to sites for those of us who don’t want the links we click on to be stored and tracked by the organization?