Proposed US Platform Accountability and Consumer Transparency Act

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Published date: December 10, 2021

Author: Sen. Shatz and Sen. Thune

Country: United States of America (USA)

Legislation status: Draft legislation

Subject tag: Algorithmic systems | Data Access

The Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology will develop a voluntary framework that, among other things, will include standards and processes for providing researchers access to data to conduct scientific, historical, statistical, and other relevant research, including with respect to content that is removed, demonetized, or deprioritized by the provider of an interactive computer service; and providers.
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