Should we worry about filter bubbles?


Frederik J. Zuiderveen Borgesius, University of Amsterdam
Damian Trilling, University of Amsterdam
Judith Möller, University of Amsterdam
Balázs Bodó, University of Amsterdam
Claes H. de Vreese, University of Amsterdam
Natali Helberger, University of Amsterdam
PUBLISHED ON: 31 Mar 2016 DOI: 10.14763/2016.1.401

Personalised news websites can have serious implications for democracy, but little is known about the extent and effects of personalisation.

While intermediary liability is becoming an issue of increasing importance in internet governance discussions, little is being made at the institutional level to minimise conflicts across jurisdictions and ensure the compliance of intermediary liability laws with fundamental rights and the freedom to innovate.