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The Cambridge Analytica - Facebook controversy
« on: March 24, 2018, 11:24:55 AM »
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UK's channel 4's investigation:

Cambridge Analytica: Whistleblower reveals data grab of 50 million Facebook profiles

https://youtu.be/zb6-xz-geH4




more videos in the series of reporting on the issue on their YT channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/Channel4News/videos

Cambridge Analytica: Undercover Secrets of Trump's Data Firm
https://youtu.be/cy-9iciNF1A

Cambridge Analytica Uncovered: Secret filming reveals election tricks
https://youtu.be/mpbeOCKZFfQ

Cambridge Analytica: New details about its wider network of firms
https://youtu.be/OwC61P9qXCY

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Re: The Cambridge Analytica - Facebook controversy
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2018, 10:11:40 PM »
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The Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie in Q&A with a committee of MPs explains the inner workings of the organization's operations.  It's over 3 hours long, but worthwhile and chilling as he describes how they weaponized social media to manipulate voters worldwide.  He calls the process modern day colonization by the bored rich elite looking to capture and control weak governments, weakening and destroying democracies and democratic institutions, especially in vulnerable developing countries.

Starts 20 minutes into the video:

https://youtu.be/X5g6IJm7YJQ?t=19m59s


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Re: The Cambridge Analytica - Facebook controversy
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2018, 02:47:42 PM »
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Cambridge Analytica shutting down ...  filing for bankruptcy ....

statement:

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Earlier today, SCL Elections Ltd., as well as certain of its and Cambridge Analytica LLC's U.K. affiliates (collectively, the "Company" or "Cambridge Analytica") filed applications to commence insolvency proceedings in the U.K. The Company is immediately ceasing all operations and the boards have applied to appoint insolvency practitioners Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP to act as the independent administrator for Cambridge Analytica.

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https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/02/cambridge-analytica-is-shutting-down-wsj.html