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PRG News Roundup, February 9, 2022

February 12, 2022 2:00 pm Justin Lee 0
During the third PRG meeting of the Spring 2022 semester, the following topic were discussed. This week, the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2022 has been introduced. It’s a bill requiring new transparency and accountability for automated decision systems. Requirements include conducting impact assessments for bias, effectiveness, and other factors.…
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PRG News Roundup, November 17, 2021

November 19, 2021 4:16 pm Justin Lee 0
The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University filed an amicus brief in a case challenging a Florida law limiting the power of social media companies to moderate speech on their platforms. The Knight Institute urges the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm the district court’s decision to block the law on the grounds of its constitutionality, including the law’s specific targeting of platforms perceived to have a liberal bias (e.g.…