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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

The U.S. would benefit from a new federal agency regulating artificial intelligence technology, Microsoft President Brad Smith said Thursday at a Planet Word event in Washington, D.C. Smith said the agency could oversee licensing of AI products much like regulators of automobile and aviation technology. He recommended President Joe Biden issue an executive order saying the federal government will procure AI services only from organizations applying government- and industry-sanctioned AI frameworks.Read More >>

"There is no immediate disruption to Facebook," the company said Monday after the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) ordered parent company Meta to suspend future data transfers to the U.S. within five months, pay a fine of $1.3 billion (1.2 billion pounds), and come into compliance with EU privacy law within six months. Facebook "will appeal the ruling, including the unjustified and unnecessary fine, and seek a stay of the orders through the courts," Global Affairs President Nick Clegg blogged.Read More >>