Facebook fake news inquiry: the countries demanding answers

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Legislators from Argentina to Ireland feel the firm has failed to get a grip on the issue, and they are ready to step in

Legislators from around the world have gathered in London for the “international grand committee session on fake news”. Led by the UK’s Damian Collins – as chair of the digital, culture, media and sport select committee – representatives from nine countries are grilling Richard Allan, Facebook’s vice-president of policy solutions, on Tuesday at the House of Commons.

Here is why each country has questions for Facebook to answer.

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