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‘Disastrous for Free Speech': Lawmaker Pulls Bill to Ban Fake News

April 6, 2017

California lawmaker Ed Chau pulled a bill proposing to ban intentionally false stories about elections  after critics called it “disastrous for free speech.” EFF’s investigative researcher Dave Maass told the Wrap: “Misleading statements have been part of politics since the very beginning of American politics and I don’t think a law in 2017 will change that.”

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