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Reddit Bans Accounts; Suspects Possible UK Vote Interference

Reddit has banned 61 accounts suspected of violating policies against vote manipulation. Reddit has banned 61 accounts suspected of violating policies against vote manipulation.  |  Photo: WDIO/MGN

Created: December 07, 2019 11:05 AM

By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON (AP) - The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election has become an issue again after the social media platform Reddit concluded that leaked government documents on Brexit trade was linked to Russian operators.

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Reddit has banned 61 accounts suspected of violating policies against vote manipulation.

The platform investigated the leak after the documents became public during the campaign for Thursday's general election, which will determine the country's future relationship with the European Union.

All 650 seats in the House of Commons are up for grabs in the vote.

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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