Is leaking Knesset Members personal contact info politically effective?

Every once in a while, a Knesset member will wake up or come out of a meeting to find his or her phone overloaded with thousands of messages, all saying pretty much the same thing, usually calling to vote a certain way.

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis, Kulanu MKs Rachel Azaria and Roi Folkmann, MK Yoav Kisch of the Likud and others in the coalition faced that reality Sunday when secularist advocacy group Be Free Israel disseminated their private cell phone numbers and told supporters to accuse them of “closing Israel on Shabbat.”

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