Prosperity Podcast #80: Honest Ads Act is a Threat to Free Speech

Nov 8, 2017 by AFP

After the 2016 elections, it was revealed that foreign agents bought around $100,000 in social media ads. In response, some members of the House and Senate are seeking stricter regulations on political speech on social media. Is this a necessary step to preserve the integrity of American elections or another example of the erosion of free speech? In this episode, Ed is joined by Alan Dickerson, the legal director for the Institute for Free Speech, who highlights the dangers to speech of regulating online speech.

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