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Digital Security 101: Protecting Your Cell Phone

"The CIA, the NSA, and our local police departments are coordinating surveillance in a way that they've never done before and are tracking us in a way that's unprecedented," Thenmozhi Soundararajan of Equality Labs. The Trump administration is anticipated to increase these surveillance practices to control and police people of color, women, and immigrants, she says.

Individuals can take a stand against this surveillance by securing their exposure on their cell phones. In the first installment of the Laura Flanders Show's collaboration with digital rights startup Equality Labs, learn tips on how to secure your iPhone.

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