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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

NTIA Says FCC Can Regulate Social Media Using Section 230

The FCC has power to regulate social media, and the First Amendment supports the Trump administration’s petition for rulemaking, NTIA replied Friday (see 2009020064). The commission can require disclosure of information services under the Communications Act, and courts have ruled…Subscribe to Read >>

US Announces Bans Against TikTok, WeChat Downloads, Updates

Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat will be banned from U.S. app stores starting Sunday, the Commerce Department announced Friday, citing national security concerns (see 2008240047). “The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has demonstrated the means and motives to use these apps…Subscribe to Read >>

Trademark Legislation Takes Precedence Over DMCA Goals: Tillis

Trademark modernization takes legislative priority over efforts to update the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee Chairman Thom Tillis, R-N.C., told us Wednesday before a hearing on the DMCA. The Trademark Modernization Act recently passed the House Judiciary…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Judiciary Members Concerned by Google Ad Dominance

Google has unprecedented control over the digital advertising market, which threatens news publishers and gives the platform unrivaled leverage, Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans and Democrats said at an Antitrust Subcommittee hearing Tuesday.Subscribe to Read >>

Simons, Delrahim Urge Caution With New Antitrust Laws

Congress should be cautious about creating new antitrust regulations, FTC Chairman Joe Simons and DOJ Antitrust Division Chief Makan Delrahim said Monday. “Some are proposing regulatory solutions designed to curb or change the way” tech companies compete, Simons told a…Subscribe to Read >>