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Tech's Battle to Handle the Election

Mar 30, 2020 - The New York Times

After spending billions to avoid a repeat of 2016, the tech giants are careening from crisis to crisis as their foes change tactics.

SAN FRANCISCO -- The day after the New Hampshire primary last month, Facebook's security team removed a network of fake accounts that originated in Iran, which had posted divisive partisan messages about the U.S. election inside private Facebook groups.

Hours later, the social network learned the campaign of Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire form...