The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. § 552) requires agencies of the U.S. government to disclose documents and information to any person who requests such documents or information. The FOIA.gov website states: “The basic function of the Freedom of Information Act is to ensure informed citizens, vital to […]
Since this Register article was recently published, some activists are concerned about whether or not ProtonMail can be trusted.
The CLDC has expressed reservations that ProtonMail may not be the best choice for activists. Despite the worrisome recent news, ProtonMail is nevertheless a reasonable choice for encrypted email. As […]
By: CLDC Staff
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld yet another draconian interpretation of federal immigration law. In the case, Nielsen v. Preap, the question before the court was whether 8 U.S.C. § 1226(c) requires the Department of Homeland Security to take certain immigrants into custody immediately after the release […]
Copwatchers are on the lookout for police brutality at all times, not just when a demonstration or protest is taking place. However, the goals of decreasing police brutality and keeping cops accountable for their actions against citizens are the same. They also practice careful documentation of any incidents.
CLDC's guide to using corporate logos, also known as brand jamming. This guide will help navigate trademark and copyright rules.
Training PowerPoints, brochures, pamphlets, zines, flyers, and other information
The CLDC strives to educate the public, and particularly communities of color or other front line communities, by conducting "know your rights (KYR)" and other trainings throughout the country.
The Green Scare is the federal government's ongoing prosecution of environmental and animal rights activists. It includes the government, corporations, and politicians labeling activists as "ecoterrorists" and national security threats and giving them to long prison sentences.
The CLDC is encouraging activists and organizations to utilize the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act to request documents and materials that the FBI may have accumulated about you or the group you are active in.