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Don’t allow social media data use by political parties: professor

News | 04/27/2018 4:11 pm EDT
Laval University professor of political science Thierry Giasson addresses the ethics committee studying Facebook and the breach of personal information on April 26. /Screenshot via ParlVu.

OTTAWA There is no reason for political parties to be using social media data in election campaigns, a Laval University political science professor argued Thursday, suggesting such use should be banished.

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