Social media giants ignore law, don't take Canada seriously | CTV News

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Published: 12Jun2019

MAY 12, 2019 | Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law -- at least in a small country like Canada. Their concern was on display last week at a meeting of the House of Commons access to information, privacy and ethics committee, where Liberal MPs raked Google over the coals for its decision not to run any political ads during this fall's federal election campaign, rather than comply with a new law that requires them keep an online ad registry.