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

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


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Wireless Net Neutrality

Senator Al Franken will lead off this Congressional briefing with his perspective on mobile parity from a variety of perspectives.


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Proposed net neutrality bill is a 'solution in search of a problem'

Congress would better serve consumers and small businesses by allowing the FCC to move forward with light-touch net neutrality protections i


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The 2014 Open Internet Roller Coaster

Net neutrality” became a household term in 2014. In the past 12 months, net neutrality has gone from a wonky tech policy issue to a topic of


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The Cost of Connectivity 2014

When it comes to the Internet, Americans pay more and get less. That’s according to The Cost of Connectivity 2014.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The FCC must protect against further consolidation

This is not just a cable TV merger. It is not just a broadband merger. It is a proposed combination of two of the largest media companies in


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Comments on Municipal Broadband Petitions

Our comments to the FCC on petitions pursuant to Section 706 for the removal of state barriers to broadband investment and competition.


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Moving Toward E-rate Reform: Focused comments on high-speed Internet access and better program transparency

FUTURE TENSE
Net Neutrality and the Fight for Your TV

“We could remember this as the beginning of the cable-ization of the Internet,” lawyer and Internet policy expert Marvin Ammori said, “where


EDUCATION POLICY
Connected Communities in an Age of Digital Learning

The need to upgrade America’s Internet infrastructure to support innovative digital learning tools and services has never been greater.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
E-rate Modernization: Recommendations from OTI and the Education Policy Program

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
In Support of Community-Driven and Responsive Digital Literacy Training