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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

Rep. Schakowsky Exploring Section 230-Related Bill for Election Misinformation

The office of Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., is exploring Section 230-related legislation dealing with election misinformation, she said Tuesday at the State of the Net internet policy conference. “It’s very, very early right now, but I absolutely want to…Subscribe to Read >>

Tech Industry Praises Trump for France Delaying Digital Services Tax

Tech industry officials praised the Trump administration for defending U.S. interests against France’s digital services tax. France agreed to delay collecting new taxes on tech companies until the end of the year after the administration threatened to levy tariffs…Subscribe to Read >>

CDT Says House Privacy Draft Is Major Shift; Industry Raises Concerns

The House Consumer Protection Subcommittee’s privacy draft bill is a significant shift in the privacy debate, but more compromise is needed, the Center for Democracy & Technology commented Friday. Public Knowledge, the Internet Association, CTA and BSA|The Software Alliance…Subscribe to Read >>

Democrats Slam Facebook Ad Policy; Kennedy Defends Decision

Facebook’s unwillingness to ban or fact-check political commercials (see 2001090029) is grossly irresponsible and undermines democracy, said Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in interviews earlier this month. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., argued the company is…Subscribe to Read >>

FTC’s Phillips: Fair to Say COPPA ‘Lacks Clarity’

It’s “absolutely fair to say” the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act FTC rule “lacks clarity,” Commissioner Noah Phillips told reporters Monday. The agency is reviewing COPPA for potential changes, which spurred discussion about how the agency defines child-directed…Subscribe to Read >>