Bipartisan bill seeks to curb recommendation algorithms | Engadget

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced legislation that would give people more control over the algorithms that shape their online experience. Additionally, platforms that continue to use recommendation algorithms need to have a notification that informs people those recommendations are based on inferences generated by their personal data. Although the Filter Bubble Transparency Act has bipartisan support across the House and Senate, it's unclear if it would pass.Please enter a valid email address It's a companion bill to legislation Senators John Thune of South Dakota and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut introduced this past June.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced legislation that would give people more control over the algorithms that shape their online experience. If passed, the Filter Bubble Transparency … [+1786 chars]