Our elections are facing more threats online. Our laws must catch up    

written by Ellen Weintraub. added over 1 year ago by @icyflame ARCHIVES

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It has been more than a decade since the commission has fully examined how best to regulate political spending on the Internet — an eternity in online years. Fortunately, requiring disclosure of Internet political spending is not “rocket surgery.” Disclosure rests on firm legal footing, and the FEC is pretty good at making it happen when we have the political will to do so. States such as Maryland and California have also given us models we can work with.

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