AI Bill Emphasizes Transparency And Consumer Control

By Adam Aft and Yoon Chae (November 6, 2019, 4:25 PM EST) -- On Oct. 31, a bipartisan group of senators introduced the Filter Bubble Transparency Act, a bill to require internet platforms to provide clear notice on use of algorithms that provide personalized content and to enable consumers to opt for algorithmic results that are not personalized.

This bill comes amid recently publicized discussion on algorithmic control over the content shown to platforms' users. If enacted, it would "require that internet platforms give users the option to engage with a platform without being manipulated by algorithms driven by user-specific data."[1]

Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., one of the bill's five sponsors, explained that the bill is...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!