Proposed Settlement Between Facebook and Washington State Is "Dangerous" and "Troubling," Experts Say

The Stranger

Over that same period, Facebook took in a total of more than $245,000 from political ads targeting local elections all around Washington state, in places that included Spokane, Port Orchard, and Lynden, as well as Seattle. Austin Graham, an attorney with the Campaign Legal Center, pointed to the PDC's proposed $75,000 penalty and noted that the amount of money Facebook took in from just the political ads targeted at Seattle last year was "way more than what this stipulation is proposing for a fine." 

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