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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

9th Circuit Panel Sides With Qualcomm in Chip Monopoly Case Against FTC

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Qualcomm Tuesday in an FTC antitrust lawsuit against the company. In the minutes after the ruling, Qualcomm's stock rose, closing 2.3% higher at $108.83. The FTC is reviewing its options.Subscribe to Read >>

Portman, Rubio See Security Threat, Don’t Favor Forced TikTok Sale

The U.S. government shouldn’t force a TikTok sale to any particular company, but the Chinese app’s data practices are an unacceptable security threat, Senate Republicans told us last week. The company is defending itself through lobbying, interviews and other…Subscribe to Read >>

Simons to Senate Commerce: Policing Political Speech Not In FTC Purview

Policing political content curation by platforms like Facebook and Twitter isn’t within FTC jurisdiction, Chairman Joe Simons said Wednesday at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing. Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., asked the commission about President Donald Trump’s social media executive…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Commerce Members to Seek FTC Input About Social Media EO

Expect the Senate Commerce Committee to question the FTC on how it's responding to President Donald Trump’s social media executive order (see 2007280053) when commissioners testify Wednesday, senators said in interviews. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, said he’s more…Subscribe to Read >>

Experts See Partisan Divide Over House Judiciary Tech Probe

The House Antitrust Subcommittee’s hearing with Big Tech CEOs showed a glaring partisan divide, so it’s unlikely the Judiciary Committee will deliver a bipartisan report, antitrust attorneys told us. Public Knowledge is more hopeful: Policy Counsel Alex Petros said…Subscribe to Read >>