"We believe that democracy and freedom thrive when Constitutional values and human rights are upheld. We believe all people, regardless of nationality, have a basic right to privacy and freedom of association. While governments can and do engage in surveillance of specific targets, technological advances have enabled the mass surveillance of everyone using communications technology. But just because it is technically possible does not mean it should be done. Strong laws and policies must put clear limits on the NSA's surveillance powers to bring it into alignment with both the US Constitution and international law." "This organization was dissolved in late 2014. Its archives are kept here as a public service. - Project Vote Smart"