At the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), they believe in the power of the Internet. Whether it's facilitating entrepreneurial endeavors, providing access to new markets and opportunities, or creating a platform for free speech, the Internet empowers, emboldens and equalizes people around the world.
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, they work to preserve the user-controlled nature of the Internet and champion freedom of expression. They support laws, corporate policies, and technology tools that protect the privacy of Internet users, and advocate for stronger legal controls on government surveillance.
Headquartered in Washington, with an international presence in London and Brussels, CDT works inclusively across sectors and the political spectrum to find tangible solutions to today's most pressing Internet policy challenges.
Mission & Principles
CDT is a champion of global online civil liberties and human rights, dedicated to driving policy outcomes that keep the Internet open, innovative, and free.
They work to:
Preserve the unique nature of the Internet.
Enhance freedom of expression globally.
Protect their fundamental right to privacy.
Limit government surveillance.
Define the boundaries of technology in our daily lives.
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