Proposed US Legislation: Honest Ads Act

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Published date: October 29, 2017

Author: Mark Warner

Country: United States of America (USA)

Legislation status: Policy proposal

Subject tag: Advertising | Data Access

U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Select Committee on Intelligence and former telecommunications executive, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced the Honest Ads Act (s. 1356) to help prevent foreign interference in future elections and improve the transparency of online political advertisements.
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