February 9, 2018 •
Facebook Accused of Not Complying with Seattle, Washington Political Advertisement Law
The Seattle Ethics and Election Commission accused Facebook of not complying with a city political advertisement disclosure law.
The law requires companies selling political ads to disclose information about advertisement buys, including information on the exact nature and extent of such advertisements and names and addresses of purchasers.
Facebook provided records at the request of the Ethics and Election Commission, but those records were inadequate, according to the Ethics and Election Commission.
Facebook could be liable for up to $5,000 per violation.
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