Proponents of the CLOUD Act argue that the bill will streamline procedures for cross-border data access while maintaining protections for privacy and civil liberties. But the bill risks placing human rights activists, religious minorities, and others in danger.
Neema Singh Guliani is a legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union Washington Legislative Office, focusing on surveillance, privacy and national security issues. Previously, she has worked in the chief of staff’s office at the Department of Homeland Security, in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Agriculture, and at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
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