Progress

Current status
in force
09 Jan 2023 in force
21 Jun 2022 under investigation
13 Aug 2018 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
United States of America
Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
online advertising provider
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government
central bank
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

09 Jan 2023
in force

Adopted settlement in Lawsuit against Meta regarding algorithmic discrimination in housing advertising

On 21 June 2022, the lawsuit by the Department of Justice against Meta (formerly Facebook) regarding algorithmic discrimination in housing advertisement concluded with a settlement. Meta settled to change its advertising technology practices in addi…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body central government
21 Jun 2022
under investigation

Reached settlement in lawsuit against Meta regarding algorithmic discrimintation in housing advertising

On 21 June 2022, the lawsuit by the Department of Justice against Meta (formerly Facebook) regarding algorithmic discrimination in housing advertisement concluded with a settlement. Meta settled to change its advertising technology practices in addi…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type interim ruling
Government branch executive
Government body central government
13 Aug 2018
under deliberation

Announced lawsuit against Meta regarding algorithmic discrimination in housing advertising

On 13 August 2018, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) initiated a lawsuit against Facebook (now Meta) for algorithmic discrimination in housing-related advertising. The lawsuit alleges that the algorithm of the housing-related …

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body central bank