Sohn Examines FCC Chairman Pai's Lifeline Reversal and Impact on the Digital Divide

Gigi Sohn is an internationally-known communications attorney and former Counselor to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Currently, she is an Open Society Foundations Leadership in Government Fellow. In the coming months, Ms. Sohn will be writing articles for Benton's Digital Beat examining the importance of open, democratic, accessible, and affordable communications networks.

In her first article, published February 9, Ms. Sohn highlights recent actions that illustrate how the new FCC majority fundamentally dislikes the Lifeline Program and will seek to weaken it by any means possible.

See Defending the Indefensible: Chairman Pai’s Lifeline Reversal Will Widen the Digital Divide