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Political Ads

A Maryland state law requiring online platforms, including newspaper websites, to publish certain information about the political advertisements they carry violates the First Amendment, the Fourth Circuit ruled. The law requires platforms to identify the purchaser of the ad and the total amount paid for the ad.

RICHMOND, Va. – A Maryland state law requiring online platforms, including newspaper websites, to publish certain information about the political advertisements they carry violates the First Amendment, the Fourth Circuit ruled. The law requires platforms to identify the purchaser of the ad and the total amount paid for the ad.

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