Google finally recognises importance of combatting referendum fake news

The decision taken by Google to ban adverts relating to the referendum campaign on its Google Adwords platform is a positive development, but has come far too late in the campaign. It’s becoming apparent that technology companies such as Google are becoming increasingly aware of the damaging impact that fake Continue Reading →

Social Media Transparency Bill 2017

We are all aware of the substantial and increasing role of social media and online fora on our public discourse and in the political sphere. Yet the many rules and safeguards which have emerged in the traditional spaces, everything from disclosure of donations to campaign fund caps, to a requirement Continue Reading →