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Bringing Big Tech Into the Cross-Hairs of the Federal Election Commission

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BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Impossible task, meet unfortunate federal agency. |

Federal Agency Drafts New Rules For Transparency In Political Social Media Ads, from NPR:

The Federal Election Commission is moving to improve disclosure of the money behind Internet and digital ads, as the shadow of Russian-funded social media ads in last year’s presidential race hangs over the agency.

“We can’t, obviously, take over the role of the Justice Department or of Congress,” Democratic Commissioner Ellen Weintraub told other commissioners Thursday, “but I do think that we could do this little piece.”

Source: Facebook, Google And Twitter Might Soon Have To Disclose More About Political Ads : NPR

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