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



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