Featured Insight & Analysis
A coalition of 103 organizations, legal service providers, and trade associations wrote to DHS to express our deep concern with reports of surveillance and targeting of activists, journalists, and lawyers by the Department of Homeland Security. CBP and ICE-HSI’s actions may violate the Privacy Act of 1974 and threaten the exercise of First Amendment-protected activities, including freedom of speech and association and freedom of the press, as well as the delivery of legal services.
In CDT’s 2018 Annual Report, President & CEO Nuala O’Connor highlights what an astounding year 2018 was for advancing the privacy rights of all. It’s clear that we must rethink the old paradigms governing our data-driven world and return power to the individual. CDT is leading the way forward.