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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CDT Joins DSA Human Rights Alliance in Letter Urging European Parliament for Transparency, Accountability, and Human Rights-Centered Lawmaking

This is a screenshot of a CDT issue brief, entitled "Recognizing the Threats: Congress Must Impose a Moratorium on Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Tech." White document on a dark grey background.

Recognizing the Threats: Congress Must Impose a Moratorium on Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Tech

CDT joined an amicus brief in the case entitled Netchoice v. Paxton. White document on a dark grey background.

CDT Joins Amicus Brief in Netchoice v. Paxton

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