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H.R. 8636 (116th): Protecting Americans from Dangerous Algorithms Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Dec 6, 2021.

Protecting Americans from Dangerous Algorithms Act

This bill limits a social media company's immunity from liability if it promotes certain content on its platform.

Specifically, the bill removes this immunity from a social media company with more than 50 million monthly users if it utilizes an algorithm, model, or other computational process to amplify or recommend content to a user that is directly relevant to a claim involving (1) interference with civil rights, (2) neglect to prevent interference with civil rights, or (3) acts of international terrorism.