Last updated on: 11/12/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Center for Democracy and Technology Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

The Center for Democracy and Technology and the ACLU collaborate on matters related to first amendment and privacy issues on the Internet.

June 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The Center for Democracy and Technology works to promote democratic values and constitutional liberties in the digital age. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT seeks practical solutions to enhance free expression and privacy in global communications technologies. CDT is dedicated to building consensus among all parties interested in the future of the Internet and other new communications media.”

“About Us,” www.cdt.org (accessed Nov. 11, 2007)

Mission:

“The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public policy organization dedicated to promoting the democratic potential of today’s open, decentralized global Internet. Our mission is to conceptualize, develop, and implement public policies to preserve and enhance free expression, privacy, open access, and other democratic values in the new and increasingly integrated communications medium.”

“CDT Mission and Principles,” www.cdt.org (accessed Nov. 11, 2007)

Other:
501(c)(3) non-profit organization
Quoted in:
  1. Does Regulating Access to Pornographic Content on the Internet to Protect Minors Infringe on the First Amendment Rights of Adults?