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UK MPs seek answers from Facebook about political advertising rule changes

Wednesday 23 October 2019 | 16:42 CET | News
The House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee has written to Sir Nick Clegg, Facebook's Vice President for Global Affairs and Communications, over the company's changes to political advertising, ahead of a possible general election in the UK.

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: United Kingdom
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