date icon December 21, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement on Gov. Cuomo’s Online Election Advertising Proposal

Albany, NY — John Olsen, Internet Association Executive Director for the State of New York, issued the following statement on Gov. Cuomo’s online election advertising proposal:

“Internet Association commends Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers for starting a discussion about how to ensure greater transparency in online election advertising. IA is working with Federal policymakers on possible federal legislative solutions to ensure consistency for digital platforms. Solutions should focus on improving transparency generally and preventing foreign governments or their agents from using online platforms to disrupt the integrity of elections while also protecting privacy, legitimate free speech and political debate online.”


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