ACLU Executive Director To Testify Wednesday Before House On Internet Privacy And Terrorism

For Immediate Release

Contact: 

Mandy Simon, (202) 675-2312; media@dcaclu.org

ACLU Executive Director To Testify Wednesday Before House On Internet Privacy And Terrorism

WASHINGTON -
American
Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Anthony D. Romero will testify
before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence,
Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment Wednesday at 10
a.m.The subcommittee will hear testimony from legal experts and civil
liberties advocates during the hearing titled “Terrorist Internet
Recruitment and Tradecraft: How to Address an Evolving Terror Tool
While Protecting Free Speech?”
 
Romero
will testify about the importance of steadfastly preserving privacy
rights and free speech while continuing effective counterterrorism
efforts online.

WHAT:

House
Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and
Terrorism Risk Assessment hearing “Terrorist Internet Recruitment and
Tradecraft: How to Address an Evolving Terror Tool While Protecting
Free Speech?”

WHO:

Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director, ACLU
Bruce Hoffman, Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Brian Jenkins, Senior Advisor, RAND Corporation
John Morris, General Counsel, Center for Democracy and Technology
Rita Katz, Executive Director, SITE Intelligence Group

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 26 at 10 a.m. EDT

WHERE: 
311 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) conserves America's original civic values working in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in the United States by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

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