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CDT submitted comments to the White House's Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) that highlights how biometrics impact disabled people. White document on a dark grey background.

CDT Comments to OSTP Highlight How Biometrics Impact Disabled People

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Dear January 6 Committee: Curb Your Appetite

CDT Joins 120+ other organizations in urging the United Nations to include human rights safeguards in proposed UN Cybercrime Treaty. White document on a dark grey background.

CDT Joins 120+ Others in Urging United Nations to Include Human Rights Safeguards in Proposed UN Cybercrime Treaty

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EU Tech Policy Brief: December 2021 Recap

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Victory! Belgium Scraps Proposed Law to Backdoor End-to-End Encryption

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Tech Talk: The Patriot Act Turns 20 — Talking Tech W/ Laura Murphy and Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold

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European Parliament IMCO Committee Adopts DSA Report: Significant steps Forward, Leaps Still to Be Made

CDT report, entitled "Making Transparency Meaningful: A Framework for Policymakers." Large black text underlined with three wide gradients of soft purples, green / blues, and red – as if sunlight was reflecting through an open window.

Report – Making Transparency Meaningful: A Framework for Policymakers

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New CDT Report Documents How Law Enforcement & Intel Agencies Are Evading the Law and Buying Your Data from Brokers

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Repository of Publicly Sourced Documents Cited in CDT’s Report – Legal Loopholes and Data for Dollars

CDT Research report, entitled "Legal Loopholes and Data for Dollars: How Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies Are Buying Your Data from Brokers." Orange and black text on a distressed, photo-copied paper background. Light blue scan marks run across the top of the image.

Report – Legal Loopholes and Data for Dollars: How Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies Are Buying Your Data from Brokers

CDT joined a sign-on letter urging the U.S. House to expand TS/SCI designations to further effective oversight of intelligence activities. White document on a dark grey background.

CDT Joins Letter Urging House to Expand TS/SCI Designations to Further Effective Oversight of Intelligence Activities