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UK MPs call for new govt legislation to protect elections from online interference

Tuesday 2 July 2019 | 17:29 CET | News
The Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Committee has called on the UK government to introduce new legislation within six months to safeguard future elections from online interference. 

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