: Google crackdown on secret dark adverts in EU elections

11-22-2018, 09:07 PM
Tools launched to enforce transparency and avoid repeat of Russian misinformation campaign in Trump US elections

Google has launched a set of tools across Europe to help ensure political transparency in the run-up to the 2019 EU elections in an attempt to crack down on dark adverts online.

The tools are a response, in part, to the Russian misinformation campaign during the 2016 US election, in which overseas operatives were able to buy political adverts to target Americans.

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