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It is a year after the 2016 United States presidential election, and it has come to light that the Russian Federation attempted to influence the outcome. US intelligence agencies have discovered that Russia purchased upwards of $100,000 in ads on Facebook alone; however, there are still discrepancies over whether or not Russia should be held accountable for their supposed actions. The committee must come together and decide the extent to which Facebook, as well as other social media companies, can take action against the Russians and their creation of “fake news.”

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