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Internet Standards

The technical decisions that govern how the internet operates are made by a wide variety of internet standards bodies, including the Internet Society, the Internet Engineering Task Force, and the World Wide Web Consortium, among others. Decisions must be made by these entities in a manner that safeguards privacy, security, and free expression. CDT brings the voice of civil society to the highest level of standards-setting deliberations.

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CDT Panel to Highlight Civil Rights & Internet Standards at Global U.N. Gathering

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Supporting Internet Privacy from the Ground Up

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More Encryption is the Goal: The Internet Architecture Board Holds a Workshop on Managing Encrypted Networks

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Comments to the United Nations on the Global Digital Compact

CDT files comments with the EU-U.S. Trade and Technology Council regarding the impact on human rights of digital identity technology. White document on grey background.

CDT Comments to the EU-U.S. Trade and Technology Council Regarding Impact on Human Rights of Digital Identity Technology

CDT Comments on Global Privacy Control and Colorado’s Universal Opt-Out Mechanisms. White document on a grey background.

CDT Comments on Global Privacy Control and Colorado’s Universal Opt-Out Mechanisms

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