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Biography for Karl Herchenroeder

Karl Herchenroeder, Associate 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

Schakowsky: We Don’t Want Cantwell to ‘Get in the Way’ of Privacy Bill

Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., should come to the table and negotiate privacy legislation instead of building opposition (see 2206220053), House Consumer Protection Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., told us Thursday.Read More >>

Cantwell: Schumer Won’t Take Up House Privacy Bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., won’t bring up bipartisan privacy legislation the House Commerce Committee introduced for markup this week, Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., told reporters Wednesday.Read More >>

FTC, DOJ Move Closer to Issuing Merger Guidelines Document

The FTC and DOJ will issue draft merger guidelines in the “coming months,” FTC Chair Lina Khan said Tuesday during the agencies’ final public listening forum on the topic (see 2204270064). Republican commissioners warned the Democratic majority against politicizing the document and to base any changes on established legal and economic analysis.Read More >>

FTC Recommends Congress Use Caution on AI Mandates

The FTC voted 4-1 Thursday to issue a report recommending Congress use “great caution” when mandating or promoting use of artificial intelligence in order to reduce online harms. Some AI tools show promise, but overall, AI is inadequate and shouldn’t be overly relied on, the report said.Read More >>

House Commerce Considering Privacy Markup Next Week

The House Consumer Protection Subcommittee plans to mark up privacy legislation next week, Chair Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., told reporters Tuesday, as expected (see 2206080054). An aide said those details aren’t yet official.Read More >>