Our Work Has Never Been More Important

At the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), we 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.

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CDT’s 2018 Annual Report

In CDT’s 2018 Annual Report, we highlight what an astounding year 2018 was for advancing the privacy rights of all. It’s clear that we must rethink the old paradigms governing our data-driven world and return power to the individual. CDT is leading the way forward.

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Years CDT has been advocating for your digital rights. The next 25 years? Support.


Number of U.S. voters in millions benefitting from stronger election security as a result of CDT’s efforts. More.


Civil society groups united by CDT’s efforts in support of stronger encryption technologies. More.


Hours of pro bono support from our Collaborating Attorney Network. Join.

Who We Are

We are a team of experts with deep knowledge of issues pertaining to the internet, privacy, security, technology, and intellectual property. We come from academia, private enterprise, government, and the non-profit worlds to translate complex policy into action.

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Check Out CDT’S Podcast – Tech Talk

Tech is all around you – and now, insights on the tech policies that are shaping your digital world can be added to your podcast playlist. You can find CDT’s Tech Talk on Spotify, SoundCloud,  iTunes, and Google Play, as well as Stitcher and TuneIn.

Do the possibilities presented by an innovative, open, and free internet inspire you? Do you find yourself engaged in passionate discussions about privacy policies? Are you yearning to put your expertise to work on Internet neutrality legislation? If so, you might be a great fit for our team. View our open opportunities.

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