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
The Man Stopping Vladimir Putin from Taking Over the Internet

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New UN Report Urges States to Protect and Promote the Right to Use Strong Encryption

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Latest Congressional Hearings on the IANA Transition Focus on ICANN Accountability

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Internet policy experts support transition of domain names to multistakeholder community

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What You Never Knew You Wanted to Learn About the Internet

A look into the Domain Naming System—and the role the United States plays in it.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Dot What?

The transfer of DNS oversight from the U.S. government to the global multi-stakeholder community is an important moment in the evolution of


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At Crypto Hearing, Best Arguments Against Backdoor Mandates Come from Members of Congress Themselves

Encryption advocates registered a big win this week when it became abundantly clear at a Congressional oversight hearing that lawmakers are


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Controlling Internet Infrastructure, Part I

The IANA transition is an important turning point in the evolution of the global Internet.


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New America Foundation Scholars Say IANA Transition Needs Greater Public Scrutiny

The New America Foundation published today a new policy paper discussing what’s at stake in the IANA transition, Controlling Internet Infras


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Easing Sanctions Could Launch a Tech Boom in Iran

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U.S. Tech Companies and Investors Look to Gain from Iran Deal

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U.S. Internet Users Pay More and Have Fewer Choices Than Europeans

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