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The Tower of Babel: Five Challenges of the Modern Internet

By Sam Lessin · Nov 06, 2017 7:01 AM PST · 7 comments

Late last year, I wrote a column about free speech and democracy in the age of micro-targeting. In it I observed that in order to preserve an open democratic discourse, it was critical to require that all micro-targeted political ads and their targeting information be public record, so that advocates and watchdog organizations could keep track of what candidates and their supporters were ...