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Biography for Karl Herchenroeder

Karl Herchenroeder, Assistant Editor, is a technology policy journalist for publications including Communications Daily. Born in Rockville, Maryland, he joined the Warren Communications News staff in 2018. He began his journalism career in 2012 at the Aspen Times in Aspen, Colorado, where he covered city government. After that, he covered the nuclear industry for ExchangeMonitor in Washington. You can follow Herchenroeder on Twitter: @karlherk

Recent Articles by Karl Herchenroeder

Biden, Democrats Expected to Push for Tighter Face-Scanning Regulation

Congress will revisit the possibility of a federal moratorium on face-scanning technology in the upcoming session, House Oversight Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., told us. Industry representatives expect the Biden administration to push for tighter face-scanning regulation. Reps from CTA…Subscribe to Read >>

Facebook, AT&T, USTelecom, Google Limit Political Contributions After Riot

Facebook, AT&T, Google, Microsoft, Intel and Airbnb said they’re limiting political contributions after Wednesday’s deadly riot at the Capitol. Also Monday, Amazon Web Services was hit with an antitrust lawsuit from Parler after AWS stopped hosting the social media service…Subscribe to Read >>

Facebook Bans Trump Indefinitely; Simington Comments on Election

Facebook extended its ban of President Donald Trump’s accounts on the platform and Instagram “indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks,” until Joe Biden takes office, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced. Also Thursday, congressional critics and others in the…Subscribe to Read >>

FTC Could Follow Facebook Formula With Recent Big Tech Privacy Orders

The FTC’s recent inquiry into social media company data collection practices could likely result in enforcement action, much like the agency’s 6(b) study that led to its antitrust case against Facebook, an ex-official and attorneys said in interviews. Some said…Subscribe to Read >>

Sen. Tillis to Release DMCA Discussion Draft Friday With Eye on Big Tech

Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee Chairman Thom Tillis, R-N.C., will release a discussion draft Friday for updating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (see 2010050061), he said at a hearing Tuesday. It will have “revolutionary” concepts for preventing online piracy and protecting…Subscribe to Read >>