Former FEC Chair Calls for Government Agency to Collect Social Media

Ann Ravel: expand definition of election ads, allow Facebook, Twitter to 'turn over lots of information'

Ann Ravel, the former Democratic chair of the Federal Election Commission who controversially pushed to regulate the internet during her time leading the commission, is now suggesting a new government enforcement agency be established to help tech companies discover questionable communications from social media sites in an effort to find alleged disinformation campaigns.