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    Mueller Probe Has ‘Red-Hot’ Focus on Social Media, Officials Say
    By Chris Strohm - September 13, 2017

    Russia’s effort to influence U.S. voters through Facebook and other social media is a “red-hot” focus of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election and possible links to President Donald Trump’s associates, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter.

    Mueller’s team of prosecutors and FBI agents is zeroing in on how Russia spread fake and damaging information through social media and is seeking additional evidence from companies like Facebook and Twitter about what happened on their networks, said one of the officials, who asked not to be identified discussing the ongoing investigation.
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    The focus of Mueller’s probe comes as the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own investigation, say social-media companies including Facebook have to be more forthcoming about what they saw occurring on their platforms last year and how they have responded.
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    so basically he's come up with nothing and just wants to justify a paycheck for a while longer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by specsaregood View Post
    so basically he's come up with nothing and just wants to justify a paycheck for a while longer?
    And shut down free speech.
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    Quote Originally Posted by specsaregood View Post
    so basically he's come up with nothing and just wants to justify a paycheck for a while longer?
    SOP. Expand the witch hunt until there are people lowly enough to be successfully prosecuted for nothing. In this case, people on Facebook and Twitter will suffice.
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    "Debt is the drug, Wall St. Banksters are the dealers, and politicians are the addicts." - B4L
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