Facebook accused of violating city campaign finance law in Seattle

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The election authority in Seattle says that Facebook has violated city finance laws. Regulations are in place that require the company to reveal who paid for campaign ads on the social network. The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission is seeking information about advertising spending for city elections that took place last year. Facebook risks a fine of up to $5,000 per ad if this information is not provided. See also: Facebook bans ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs Facebook’s latest News Feed update gives local news a boost Ahead of GDPR laws, Facebook publishes privacy principles and promises to educate users…

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