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David Sohn

Center for Democracy & Technology

David Sohn joined the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) in 2005, where he focuses on copyright, Internet neutrality, and privacy issues raised by the emergence of the Internet and digital technologies. Prior to joining CDT, Mr. Sohn worked for nearly five years as Commerce Counsel for Senator Ron Wyden, where he advised the Senator on technology and telecommunications issues coming before the Senate Commerce Committee. In that capacity, Mr. Sohn worked on legislation relating to such matters as spyware, digital copyright, and online privacy, and played a major role in enactment of the first federal anti-spam law. Before joining Senator Wyden's office, Mr. Sohn practiced law in Washington, D.C. at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, with a focus on telecommunications law and regulation.

Mr. Sohn received his B.A. degree from Amherst College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and his J.D. from Stanford Law School. He also received an M.Sc. degree from the London School of Economics.


Biography last updated November 2011