About

Gigi Sohn is a Distinguished Fellow at the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy, an Open Society Foundations Leadership in Government Fellow, a Mozilla Fellow,  and one of the nation’s leading public advocates for open, affordable and democratic communications networks. For nearly thirty years, Gigi has worked across the country to defend and preserve the fundamental competition and innovation policies that have made broadband Internet access more ubiquitous, competitive, affordable, open and protective of user privacy.

Medium: Fighting for Fast, Fair and Open Networks


February 26, 2015 was the proudest day of my professional career. On that day, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted the strongest ever network neutrality rules grounded in the strongest legal authority. The rules prohibit broadband Internet Service Providers like Comcast and AT&T from blocking, throttling, or otherwise favoring or…

Motherboard: The Comment Period Is Over, But the Battle for Net Neutrality Ain’t Done Yet


For nearly two decades, the federal government, public interest advocates, and corporate giants like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast, have been fighting over how best to ensure that the internet remains a free and open platform for innovation, economic growth, and civic empowerment. In 2017, it's easy for most Americans take net neutrality for granted—especially privileged…

Ars Technica: BIG SHOCKER — 98.5% of unique net neutrality comments oppose Ajit Pai’s anti-Title II plan


A study funded by Internet service providers has found something that Internet service providers really won't like. The overwhelming majority of people who wrote unique comments to the Federal Communications Commission want the FCC to keep its current net neutrality rules and classification of ISPs as common carriers under Title II…