“ Privacy enables speech because if people can say what they want to say without fear of reprisals, it enables a more robust public debate.”
The ACLU has been more visible in recent years—from fighting the US government’s Muslim ban to advocating for young immigrants at our borders. The ACLU plays a big role in the defense of American Civil Liberties and been a champion for their mission in digital media across the United States.
Our next guest is working behind the scenes to protect us in this modern world. As Surveillance and Cybersecurity Counsel at the ACLU, Jennifer Granick works on Government Surveillance and Speech and Privacy in its technology division. At the core of what she does is fight against the intrusion of technology, surveillance and search when it infringes on our basic civil liberties.