By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 3-24-21
In advance of a high-profile House hearing March 25 with Big Tech CEOs about their accountability for disinformation on their platforms, a pair of House Democrats are taking advantage of that spotlight to reintroduce a bill to combat algorithmic promotion of extremism.
Reps. Anna Eshoo (Calif.) and Tom Malinowski (N.J.) are reintroducing the Protecting Americans from Dangerous Algorithms Act, joined by at least a dozen Democratic co-sponsors. The bill had been introduced in the previous Congress.
They are suggesting the attack on the Capitol provides new evidence such a bill is needed. » Read More