2015 • 3 years • Human Rights
The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) is a leading Washington DC-based NGO working to advance public policies that keep the Internet open and innovative. The award supports CDT’s Internet Architecture Project as it works within Internet standards bodies to ensure the technical and legal underpinnings of the Internet protect and promote openness and human rights, while also raising these forums’ profile as arenas of concern and engagement for the human rights field. The award also supports CDT’s efforts to cultivate more effective and regular participation of technologists and technology leaders in public policy debates in Washington, while providing accessible technical analysis to government officials on critical issues related to privacy, security and free expression to ensure that policy decisions in these areas are informed by technological considerations.
2013 • 2 years • Human Rights
The Center for Democracy and Technology is a Washington, D.C.-based NGO working to advance public policies that keep the Internet open and innovative. The grant will support its Internet Architecture project, which aims to ensure that the technical architecture of the Internet remains supportive of free expression by design.
2008 • 2 years
To support the Internet, Human Rights and Corporate Responsibility initiative (over two years).
2007 • 4 years
In support of the digital copyright project (over four years).
2006 • 2 years
In support of a series of convenings of industry representatives, scholars, and human rights advocates to explore the responsibilities of U.S. Internet companies operating in countries with authoritative governments (over two years).
2004 • 1 year
In support of the Security, Freedom and Technology Project.
2004 • 3 years
In support of a project to help establish a balanced approach to copyright protection (over three years).
2002 • 11 months
To support a project to establish a balanced approach to copyright protection.