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Source: BBC

Are bots gaming the 'Cancel Brexit' petition?

Saturday 13:34 GMT

Questions have been asked about whether a government petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled has been swamped by bots.

In January 2017 a petition calling for the end of "mass signings by bots" was rejected by the Petitions Committee on the grounds that it was unclear what was expected of the government.

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