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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg just hinted that Russian-bought ads could be fair game

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Friday, 13 October 2017 ()

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg just hinted that Russian-bought ads could be fair game**

· *Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said the company would have let Russian-bought political ads run if they had been purchased by real people rather than fake accounts.*
· *Legal experts say foreign entities cannot buy ads that promote one candidate over another, but the law is murkier when it comes to ads that promote a...
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