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Decode Democracy -

Berkeley, CA | http://decode.org
Joined in November 2006

About Us

Decode Democracy fights online political deception to build a better democracy.

A thriving democracy requires shared information everyone can trust — but our democracy has been hacked. Technology and social media companies spread disinformation for profit. Our online world is now full of conspiracy theories, hate speech, echo chambers, calls to violence, and lies.

So far, our lawmakers have failed to put in place the protections we need. That leaves us at the mercy of Big Tech CEOs who refuse to do the right thing. We can’t afford to continue down this path. It’s time to take back control and hold technology and social media companies responsible for their actions.

We believe social media companies need to be more accountable and more transparent. They need to protect our safety by stopping hate speech and harassment, and do a better job protecting our privacy. Together, we can demand better. We can reject deceit, defuse hate, and defend truth. We can decode democracy.

Decode Democracy fights online political deception to build a better democracy.

A thriving democracy requires shared information everyone can trust — but our democracy has been hacked. Technology and social media companies spread…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Policy
  • Transparency & Oversight

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