From African American Voters to African Nations, Cambridge Analytica Wages ‘Cultural Warfare’ - Progressive.org
NewsPublication Date: 2018-05-21
× Expand Lawrence Jackson President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama with Raila Amolo Odinga, then Prime Minister of Kenya, and his wife Mrs. Ida Odinga, New York, 2009. Political firm Cambridge Analytica attempted to suppress voting in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, whistleblower Christopher Wylie told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on May 16. Wylie, a former contractor who disclosed the company’s alleged misuse of private Facebook user data earlier this year, said it ...
Image: L2 Political Early voting data from returned ballots suggests that the presidential race is tight in high-stakes swing states. Data was acquired and shared with TechRepublic by political data firm L2 Political, a company that aggregates large sets of voter information. L2's platform allows political and business clients to access, sort, and download over 265 million consumer records and is widely used by Republican, Democratic, and independent campaigns. The tool is built with the Bi...