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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

DOJ Won’t Terminate ASCAP, BMI Music Licensing Decrees

DOJ won’t terminate the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees, Antitrust Division Chief Makan Delrahim said Friday (see 2101070048). He recommended the department continue reviewing the music licensing decrees every five years.Subscribe to Read >>

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 >>

House Republicans Against CDA S. 230 Repeal, Favor Rewrite With Democrats

Communications Decency Act Section 230 should be rewritten and tweaked, not repealed, House Republicans told us after President Donald Trump failed to dismantle the statute through must-pass spending bills. House Democrats agreed there’s bipartisan consensus on the need to rework…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 >>