Bills Would Put Digital Political Ads In Line With TV


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate and a powerful Republican Senator united to introduce legislation today that’s designed to “bring needed transparency and accountability to online political ads.”

In short, the Honest Ads Act would make public who bought an online political ad—and bring to digital media the same rules as seen for political ads airing on broadcast radio and television and satellite media.

Similar legislation set for introduction in the House of Representatives would do the same.

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