• Google stops political ads in Washington following lawsuit

    16 days ago - By Chron

    SEATTLE - Google stopped accepting political ads in Washington state Thursday, the same day changes to the state's campaign-finance reporting requirements and enforcement procedures took effect.
    The company took action days after state Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the company, along with Facebook, saying the tech firms are not obeying state law on political-ad transparency.
    Google will reject ads related to ballot measures and state and local elections, and will send notifications to affected advertisers, The Seattle Times reported.
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