John Morris is Principal, U.S. Internet Policy and Advocacy at the Internet Society, a global nonprofit organization that promotes the development and use of the open, globally connected, and secure Internet.
From 2011-2019, Mr Morris was the head of the policy office of the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration, which by statute is the primary advisor to the U.S. President on communications and Internet policy issues. Before joining NTIA, Mr Morris spent eleven year a senior leader and General Counsel of the Center for Democracy & Technology. In the 1990s, Mr Morrisn was a partner at the law firm of Jenner & Block, where he focused on the First Amendment and technology. At Jenner, Mr Morris was one of the lead counsels in the case in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that speech on the Internet warranted the highest level of constitutional protection.
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