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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

Hirono Circulates Draft to Address Online Civil Rights Violations

Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, is circulating online content-related legislation for potentially addressing civil rights violations in housing markets, Fordham University law professor Olivier Sylvain said Tuesday at the State of the Net conference. Hirono has been in discussions with Virginia…Subscribe to Read >>

Democrat DelBene to Reintroduce House Privacy Legislation in Q1, Says Aide

Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., will reintroduce her privacy legislation (see 1912060035) sometime this quarter, an aide told us Friday. Observers said in interviews that this is the best chance Congress has had in recent years to pass a comprehensive privacy…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden’s DHS Nominee Wants Cyber Program Review, After Attack

The Department of Homeland Security will do a “thorough review” of its cybersecurity detection programs as a result of the Russia-linked SolarWinds attack, President-elect Joe Biden’s DHS secretary nominee, Alejandro Mayorkas, told the Senate Homeland Security Committee Tuesday. Mayorkas said…Subscribe to Read >>

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 >>