Benton Senior Fellow and Public Advocate
Sohn is one of the nation’s leading public advocates for open, affordable and democratic communications networks. For nearly thirty years, she has worked across the country to defend and preserve the fundamental competition and innovation policies that have made broadband Internet access more ubiquitous, competitive, affordable, open and protective of user privacy. In addition to her position at Benton, Sohn is a Distinguished Fellow at the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy.
On October 26, 2021, President Joseph Biden nominated Gigi Sohn for commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission.
Mapping, Impact & Adoption: A Research Agenda for Effective Rural Broadband Policy
The Most Important Privacy Case You've Never Heard Of (with Jeff Gary in TechDirt)
Digital Equity and Broadband Adoption
The Not So Good, Very Bad and Really Weird Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint
Moving backwards: consolidation, deregulation & lack of accountability in the US media and broadband industries
Nothing is Normal About the T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Review
Social Justice or Inequality: The Heart of the Net Neutrality Debate
Flexibility, Humility, Connectivity: Three Ingredients for a Successful Career
Cities (and States) are Doing it for Themselves
Bending the Arc Towards Media and Social Justice
Sen. Warner’s Platform Regulation: A good step forward, but what about ISPs?
Access and Affordability Policy for an Open Internet Ecosystem
Competition Policy for an Open Internet Ecosystem
The U.S. Needs a New Policy Framework for an Open Internet Ecosystem
First Lifeline, Now Broadband Program for Schools and Libraries in the FCC’s Crosshairs
Defending the Indefensible: Chairman Pai’s Lifeline Reversal Will Widen the Digital Divide