‘Huge Pushback’ From Tech Giants Against Senate Efforts to Regulate Internet Ads

The US Congress is trying to increase "transparency" of political advertising on the internet, but the drive for greater oversight on the web faces opposition from multinational tech companies who don't want more regulation, political analyst Jack Rice told Radio Sputnik.

The "Honest Ads Act" introduced to the US senate this week is an attempt to ensure greater transparency by tightening regulations for online political advertising, political analyst and former CIA officer Jack Rice told Radio Sputnik.

"What we're really talking about here is transparency, in the sense of, 'where is the money coming from?'" he explained.

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