Danielle Kehl

Fellow, Open Technology Institute

Danielle Kehl is a fellow at New
America's Open Technology Institute, where she researches and writes about
technology policy issues. She was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at OTI and
led the program's Internet governance and Internet freedom portfolio, where
among other things she advised the U.S. government delegation to the
International Telecommunication Union's 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference in
South Korea and testified before Congress on Internet governance issues.

Danielle has also written on a wide
range of topics including encryption policy, net neutrality, NSA surveillance,
broadband competition, universal service, and U.S. export controls and
sanctions. Her writing has appeared in CNN, Slate, The Hill, Fortune, Vox, the
Chronicle of Higher Education, the Journal of Information Policy, and the
Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, among others.

Before coming to New America, Danielle
worked at Access (AccessNow.org), an international NGO which advocates for
digital human rights. Prior to that, she was a Fulbright Fellow in Rwanda,
where she taught English at a nursing college and assisted with community
development projects in the town of Rwamagana. She graduated cum laude from
Yale University with a B.A. in history, concentrating her studies on political
and social movements in the 20th century. She is currently pursuing a J.D. at
Harvard Law School.

All Work

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
A Largely Jargon-Free Guide to ICANN

A jargon-free look at how ICANN and ownership of the internet actually works.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Transition to ICANN is the Best Way to Protect Internet Freedom

Completing the transition to ICANN is the best option to protect internet freedom.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Controlling Internet Infrastructure, Part II

This paper is the second in a series on the IANA transition.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
New Report on Bandwidth Caps from Open Technology Institute

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
What the Iran Deal Means for the Country's Surprisingly Strong Tech Industry

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Jeeves, How Did the Crypto Wars of the 1990s Shape Modern Tech Policy Organizing Efforts?

In recent years, pro-consumer victories on issues like copyright and net neutrality have largely been attributed to a new wave of digital ac


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Artificial Scarcity

In this paper, we examine the growth and impact of usage-based pricing and data caps on wired and mobile broadband services in the U.S.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Lessons of the Crypto Wars

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Battle Over Encryption Backdoors Started in the 90s - Are We Doomed To Repeat It?

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Doomed to Repeat History? Lessons from the Crypto Wars of the 1990s

An overview of lessons from the Crypto Wars of the 1990s for current policy-makers.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
How the Federal Government Can Improve Broadband Outcomes in Communities Across the Country

In these comments to the Broadband Opportunity Council, OTI makes recommendations on how the federal government can address challenges relat


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Pai skirts FCC general counsel in House net neutrality probe — House panel to vote on ICANN transition bill — Telecom panel adds FirstNet hearing

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