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EU Commission launches consultation on the transparency of political advertising

Have your say Published initiatives Transparency of political advertising Public consultation About this consultationFeedback period22 January 2021 - 02 April 2021 (midnight Brussels time)TopicJustice and fundamental rightsTarget audienceThis open public consultation covers an essential part of our democratic process which raises important questions for citizens, political actors and the businesses which offer services in this area. The Commission is inviting all interested stakeholders, including the general public, academics, digital companies and other businesses, associations, civil society, media organisations, public authorities and political parties, to contribute to this consultation. Why we are consultingThe European Democracy Action Plan announced a legislative proposal on the transparency of sponsored political content as well as support measures and guidance for Member States and other actors, such as national political parties and competent authorities.  This initiative a