Sarah Morris

Director of Open Internet Policy, Open Technology Institute

As the director of Open Internet Policy for New America’s Open Technology Institute, Sarah Morris leads OTI’s efforts on issues related to broadband access and adoption, online consumer protections, and preserving the open internet. Her work on these issues has been widely quoted in a number of national publications, and she has appeared as an expert on radio and television outlets. She is a regular contributor for The Hill, and frequently writes for a variety of other national outlets.

Prior to joining New America, Morris was a Google policy fellow with the public interest law firm Media Access Project, where she assisted with research and drafting of FCC comments on a wide range of key communications issues. She earned a B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a J.D. and LL.M. in space, cyber, and telecommunications law from Nebraska Law, completing her thesis on privacy and security concerns related to Smart Grid technology. She currently serves on the Alumni Council for the LL.M. program.

All Work

The Next President's Tech Legacy Has a Head Start

But only if he or she keeps working to close the digital divide, warns Sarah Morris.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Net Neutrality in Court: What's Next?

Join us for a panel discussion on D.C.'s Open Internet Order case.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Getting Up to Speed

Today, an internet service plan is among the most important purchases that an American household can make.


Thanks to a Federal Appeals Court, the Open Internet Is Safe

Emily Hong and Sarah Morris explain the real story in the historic net neutrality decision.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Net Neutrality Decision a Big Win for All of Us

Sarah Morris, Director of Open Internet Policy, was quoted in the Mercury News about the ruling upholding the FCC's net neutrality rules.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Court Upholds Net Neutrality--Major Win For Streaming Services

Sarah Morris was quoted in Forbes on the Court of Appeals decision to uphold the FCC's authority.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Building a Digital Lifeline For America's Families

Sarah Morris wrote for the Hill about the modernization of the Lifeline program.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Remarks of Sarah Morris on Preserving Broadband Network Privacy

Delivered at Preserving Broadband Network Privacy, event hosted by Public Knowledge.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Zero-Rating and Net Neutrality

Join us for an explanation and debate about zero-rating on mobile networks.


EDUCATION POLICY
Digital Equity

The forum will highlight the results of a nationwide survey of lower-income families, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Road to Gigabit Wi-Fi

Wireless Internet access is far more available, fast and affordable across America, and the 5.9 GHz band is key to creating a "wide pipe."


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