Australian government report calling for algorithm regulator

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has prepared a wide-ranging preliminary report on the impact of digital platforms such as Google and Facebook on the marketplace and the news industry. It contains a preliminary recommendation that the government form an algorithm regulator, that essentially tracks the changes and effects on the companies’ algorithms without revealing their technical details.

The recommendation in the summary of the report, published December 10, is here:

The full report is here.

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