UK democracy under threat, electoral regulator warns, calling on government for urgent reform

Recommendations include no spending by foreign organisations and  individuals, transparency on who pays for online ads, ++

Sir John Holmes, chair of the Electoral Commission: “Urgent action must be taken by the UK’s governments to ensure that the tools used to regulate political campaigning online continue to be fit for purpose in a digital age.”

Agreed. And the Electoral Commission needs to move much faster, and be backed by the full force of the law, when presented with evidence of cheating of kind the Vote Leave campaign engaged in. The article elaborates.

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