• House bill would limit Section 230 protections for 'malicious' algorithms

    8 days ago - By Engadget

    Congress is once again hoping to limit Section 230 safeguards under certain circumstances. Rep. Frank Pallone and other House Democrats are introducing a bill, the Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act , that would make internet platforms liable when they "knowingly or recklessly" use algorithms to recommend content that leads to physical or "severe emotional" harm. They're concerned online giants like Facebook are knowingly amplifying harmful material , and that companies should be held responsible for this damage. The key sponsors, including Reps. Mike Doyle, Jan Schakowsky and Anna...
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