We’re working to stop spying by pushing for policy fixes at the national and local that put serious limits on government invasions of privacy.
From undercover cops infiltrating activists groups on the local level to the NSA’s mass surveillance government spying is ubiquitous in our everyday lives. Yet, we refuse to accept this as normal.
With technological advances in surveillance, the government is increasingly finding ways to try to sidestep what limitations on surveillance exist. They claim that new technologies are somehow exempt from the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirements.
Defending Rights & Dissent is supporting the Safeguarding Americans’ Private Records Act (SAPRA), a bi-partisan bill to rein in surveillance.
Lawmakers this spring have the opportunity to end massive surveillance programs that erode civil liberties without making Americans safer.
Join us to learn about, and develop a strategy, to protect the Black Community and Black Activists from continued police oppression and surveillance!
A key provision that the NSA and FBI have used for mass surveillance, Section 215, was due to expire on December 15.
“These abuses demand action by Congress and underscore the need to reform Section 702.” The Coalition wrote.