I think Esra’a and the WMF people already took into considerations these risks.
Though I fear it's impossible to prevent pictures from "leaking", I trust their judgment on the matter. Since I never attend events I, for one, can do few, apart from supporting any effort to prevent Esra’a's photos from being shared. Vito 2017-12-03 22:33 GMT+01:00 James Salsman <jsals...@gmail.com>: > > But clearly my worry isn’t significantly shared by others, so I’ll park > this here. > > It's shared by me, but first let me agree with you on this: > > > to be clear, I think Esra’a is an excellent addition to the WMF board. > > I do too. The problem with the photography restriction is that we've > had a substantial number of deliberately anti-social detractors over > the years, including moderately well-organized trolls, many of whom > are still active, and a few of whom that have managed to consolidate > substantial power among the alt-right and would love to humiliate the > WMF and Ms. Al Shafei. What reasons are there to think that the state > actors from whom we are trying to hide Ms. Al Shafei's images would > not be prompted by her appointment to try to obtain such photos, too? > > I would prefer that we go a bit further than simply asking people to > refrain from taking photographs, and provide some sort of measures to > prevent them. I have no idea of the pros and cons of different > solutions, but a few that come to mind, roughly ordered from easiest > to most difficult, are: veils, room-dividers or opaque audio booths in > group events, photography-capable-equipment-at-the-door social rooms, > private entrance/exit accommodations, and security details. > > If you simply ask people to refrain from taking photos, not everyone > will comply, some out of spite, and some because it may be their job. > > Sincerely, > Jim > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>