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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

NHTSA Waiting to Establish Safety Standards Until Self-Driving Fully Develops 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will establish safety standards for autonomous vehicles (AV) when the technology is “proven,” acting Administrator James Owens told Congress Wednesday. Industry is making significant adjustments to the technology, and the agency doesn’t want…Subscribe to Read >>

Ranking Senate Democrats Exploring Privacy Legislation, Seeking GOP Buy-In

Ranking Democrats on four Senate committees are exploring privacy legislation, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, told us Tuesday, the day after the group introduced related principles (see 1911180054). “We will likely move forward with [a bill], but we’re talking…Subscribe to Read >>

Simons Says FTC's Investigating Major Platforms Other Than Facebook

The FTC's probing major platforms other than Facebook, which is under antitrust investigation, Chairman Joe Simons said Monday. He expects the Competition Bureau’s Technology Enforcement Division, which is “burning the candle at both ends,” will be successful, he said…Subscribe to Read >>

Facebook Supports Industry Setting Content Moderation Standards

Facebook supports industry setting content moderation standards, said Public Policy Manager Lori Moylan Friday. Speaking at a George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School event, she said companies should collaboratively define terms like manipulated media and deepfake.Subscribe to Read >>

House Antitrust Chair Floats Merger Moratorium as Google Pursues Fitbit

It’s worth Congress considering a merger moratorium, House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David Cicilline, D-R.I., told reporters after raising concerns about Google buying Fitbit at a hearing Wednesday (see 1911080062). Cicilline said FTC Chairman Joe Simons and DOJ Antitrust…Subscribe to Read >>