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Top Facebook executive Nick Clegg says the social media giant is working much more aggressively to prevent foreign interference in the U.S. election.

USA TODAY

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to ask Congress to reform the law that shields technology companies like his from liability for what users post on their platforms.

According to prepared testimony for a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Commerce Committee, Zuckerberg said the growing debate about the law, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, “shows that people of all political persuasions are unhappy with the status quo.”

“People want to know that companies are taking responsibility for combating harmful content – especially illegal activity – on their platforms. They want to know that when platforms remove content, they are doing so fairly and transparently. And they want to make sure that platforms are held accountable,” Zuckerberg’s testimony reads.

“Section 230 made it