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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

GOPs, Libertarians Pick Apart Thomas’ Section 230, Common Carrier Opinion

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ views on Communications Decency Act Section 230 contradict his prior positions and threaten free speech, conservative and libertarian tech observers said in interviews. The Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit last week claiming President Donald Trump…Subscribe to Read >>

US Sends Initial Privacy Shield Offer to European Commission

U.S. officials sent the European Commission an initial offer to replace the Privacy Shield and address concerns in the Schrems II decision, industry officials and advocates told us (see 2103250023). An initial U.S. offer was sent a few weeks ago…Subscribe to Read >>

Google’s Copying of Oracle Code Is Fair Use, Supreme Court Rules

Google copying Oracle’s Java code for Android was fair use, the Supreme Court ruled 6-2 Monday, with Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissenting (see 2010290055). Justice Amy Coney Barrett didn’t participate.Subscribe to Read >>

Despite FTC-Qualcomm Decision, SEP Concerns Remain

The FTC's decision not to seek Supreme Court review of its antitrust case against Qualcomm (see 2103300003) leaves standard-essential patent (SEP) and competition issues on the table, tech officials said in interviews after last week's decision. A Qualcomm proponent argued…Subscribe to Read >>

Industry Seeks Nev. Data Broker Privacy Bill Changes

Legislators advancing a data broker privacy bill should amend it to exempt entities covered by federal laws and data in the public domain, industry groups told Nevada’s Senate Commerce Committee Wednesday. AT&T, which supported a Nevada privacy bill in 2019…Subscribe to Read >>