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Grand International Committee Ottawa

2019-06-02

Grand International Committee Ottawa

Hildegarde Naughton T.D.

Irish Fine Gael politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Galway Westconstituency since the 2016 general election. She was appointed Chair of the Committee on Communications, Climate Action and the Environment in April 2016. She previously served as a Senator from 2013 to 2016, after being nominated by the Taoiseach

A testy group of international lawmakers peppered officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter at a parliamentary committee meeting Tuesday, trying to pin the social media giants down on how they will prevent fake news from disrupting democracy in their countries.


The session was a combined meeting of the House of Commons privacy and ethics committee and the International Grand Committee of lawmakers from a dozen countries on privacy, big data and democracy.

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