Free Expression

The internet and new technologies give individuals the ability to publish and receive information, participate in political processes, and share knowledge. CDT has fought to extend the highest level of free speech protections to the internet and to keep new technologies free of government censorship and content gatekeepers. Private online service providers need to be protected from legal liability for content posted by users so that they will be willing to host it. User choice and control, which allow individuals to decide what to say, publish and access online, are essential parts of protecting free expression rights.

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Screenshot of CDT's report, entitled "An Agenda for U.S. Election Cybersecurity"

CDT Report: An Agenda for U.S. Election Cybersecurity

Screenshot of CDT's Comments to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression for Upcoming Report on Disinformation

CDT Comments to the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression for Upcoming Report on Disinformation

CDT Urges Oversight Board to Hold Political Leaders to Higher Standards on Incitement to Violence

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