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Treat Facebook as broadcaster in 2019 election: professor

Media | 03/14/2018 5:35 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Treating social media companies, such as Facebook Inc., as broadcasters could help keep them in line with election regulations and curb unwanted influences resulting from unbalanced perspectives, a law professor at the University of Ottawa argued Wednesday....

Trump lacks broadband, telecom policy: report

telecom | 09/07/2016 4:46 pm EDT

Much of the divide between the two leading candidates for the U.S. presidency is that one has articulated policies on technology and innovation while the other has not, according to a new report by Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). Using information “gathered directly from the campaigns’ websites and policy documents, and from media accounts of statements the candidates have made,” the American think tank’s report released Tuesday examined Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump’s position on what...