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Biography for Karl Herchenroeder

Karl Herchenroeder, Associate 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

TikTok Denies Data Allegations Amid Scrutiny From Carr, Senate Republicans

TikTok has always given company engineers, including those in China, access to U.S. user data on an “as-needed basis” under “strict controls,” the company said Tuesday, amid scrutiny from FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr and Senate Republicans.Read More >>

Panelists: Khan Should Focus on Enforcement, Not Undemocratic Rule Efforts

FTC Chair Lina Khan has engaged in undemocratic efforts to shift antitrust precedent, and she would be better served pursuing antitrust enforcement action to sway the judiciary, panelists told a Computer and Communications Industry Association event Monday.Read More >>

Schakowsky: We Don’t Want Cantwell to ‘Get in the Way’ of Privacy Bill

Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., should come to the table and negotiate privacy legislation instead of building opposition (see 2206220053), House Consumer Protection Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., told us Thursday.Read More >>

Cantwell: Schumer Won’t Take Up House Privacy Bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., won’t bring up bipartisan privacy legislation the House Commerce Committee introduced for markup this week, Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., told reporters Wednesday.Read More >>

FTC, DOJ Move Closer to Issuing Merger Guideline Document

The FTC and DOJ will issue draft merger guidelines in the “coming months,” FTC Chair Lina Khan said Tuesday during the agencies’ final public listening forum on the topic (see 2204270064). Republican commissioners warned the Democratic majority against politicizing the document and to base any changes on established legal and economic analysis.Read More >>