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Technology and Civil Liberties

The ACLU of Northern California safeguards civil liberties in the digital world. As technology advances, we make sure that protections for privacy and free speech aren’t left behind. We push back on digital censorship and government surveillance.

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A police officer is gesturing at a man in the background. In the foreground, a hand is holding a phone recording the encounter.
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Making Smart Decisions About Surveillance

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