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The Cambridge Analytica scandal has brought digital campaigning to the fore, particularly issues concerning how such campaigning should be regulated. The story also illustrated that the growth of digital campaigning has not been mirrored by a development in the legislation governing such campaigning, leading to legitimate fears of undue influence in democratic processes.

There is no single regulator covering digital political campaigning (and the necessity of a single regulator is questionable). The paper therefore addresses the various legislative regimes in place and the various regulators that exist.

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