Senate Announces Bipartisan Bill to Regulate Online Political Ads
By Jaehwan Park – Edited by David MacauleyPosted on November 01, 2017 Honest Ads Act, S. 1989, 115th Cong. (2017). On October 19, 2017, Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and John McCain (R-AZ) announced S. 1989 (“Honest Ads Act”) to regulate political advertisements on the internet. A direct response to disclosures of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the bill would subject online advertising to the transparency rules that govern...