What We Do:

S.T.O.P. fights to end discriminatory surveillance. Our team challenges both individual misconduct and broader systemic failures. We craft policies that balance new technologies and age-old rights. And we educate impacted communities on how they can protect their rights.

 

Litigate

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S.T.O.P. serves victims of surveillance abuse. Our virtual law firm model pairs our staff with New York’s largest law firms. Together, we take-on both impact litigation and direct legal services cases, all at no cost to the client. Learn More →

Legislate

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S.T.O.P. wants New York’s laws to reflect our progressive values. Our legislative priorities include the Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology (POST) Act and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. Learn More →

 

Educate

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S.T.O.P. empowers communities targeted by discriminatory surveillance. Our privacy trainings educate the public on how they can protect their communities from surveillance. Learn More →

Advocate

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S.T.O.P. harnesses the media to hold the powerful accountable and amplify our clients’ stories. Our interviews, op-eds, and legislative testimony explain how to end surveillance abuse. Learn More →