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Fri Feb 9, 2018, 05:52 PM

Trudeau to Facebook: Fix your fake news problem or face stricter regulations

By ALEX BOUTILIER at the Toronto Star

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/02/08/trudeau-to-facebook-fix-your-fake-news-problem-or-else.html

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OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned social networking giant Facebook it needs to fix its “fake news” problems or face stronger regulation from Ottawa.

Trudeau told Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg in November he was concerned the company wasn’t doing enough to stop the spread of misleading information on their platform, a source with direct knowledge of the conversation told the Star.

Facebook has been under intense international scrutiny for allowing so-called “fake news” — false and often outlandish information presented as legitimate journalism — to propagate on its network.

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applegrove Feb 9 OP
blueinredohio Feb 9 #1
Cedar_son Thursday #2
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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 07:38 PM

1. We need someone like him

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Response to blueinredohio (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 08:37 AM

2. Believe me, you don't

He's a classic, talk big like a progressive while you're handing out corporate welfare to your friends and privatizing public assets.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 08:37 AM

3. Regulations like pursuing them for taxes?

Or not allowing Ottawa to purchase ads on there?

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