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Former FEC Head Proposes ‘Government Regulation’ Of ‘Fake News’


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In a paper titled: “Fool Me Once: The Case for Government Regulation of ‘Fake News,’” former Federal Election Commission (FEC) head, Ann M. Ravel, as well as co-authors Abby K. Wood and Irina Dykhne, argue that news on social media should be closely monitored, and that users who share “an item that has been flagged as untrue” should be reminded that such actions could have legal consequences.

The paper focuses on several aspects regarding the regulation of “fake news” on social media, but the most disturbing are the recommendations concerning consumers:—More…



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