Bill to halt election meddling on social media introduced

October 19, 2017

Bipartisan legislation to boost social media ad transparency and curb foreign influence in elections was introduced Thursday, the latest congressional response to the role of Russian hackers using Facebook and other social media to influence the 2016 election.

Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) along with Republican Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) are supporting the bill, which aims to put social media companies on par with radio and TV in their disclosure requirements.

Read more at: http://thehill.com/regulation/technology/356241-bipartisan-group-proposes-ad-transparency-bill



Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

FEBC Radio Ministry Now Broadcasting Gospel in 124 Languages

Radio broadcaster FEBC (Far East Broadcasting Company) has opened up the airwaves for millions of people...

Posted

Supreme Court Upholds WWI 'Peace Cross' on Public Land in Maryland

The court has rejected a challenge to the nearly 100-year-old memorial. The justices have ruled that its presence on public land...

Posted

House Approves Full Funding-Plus for Noncoms

The House has approved funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the independent agency that dispenses federal funding for noncommercial media.

Posted

California Lawmakers Want to Control What Pastors Preach about LGBT Beliefs

The bill doesn’t only threaten pastors, but also Christian counselors.

Posted

More News

NEWSROOM

Headlines