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Law-enforcement officers raid Cambridge Analytica’s headquarters in London

Law-enforcement officers raided Cambridge Analytica’s headquarters in London, The Guardian reported late Friday. The UK Information Commissioner’s Office said the operation was “just one part of a larger investigation into the use of personal data for political purposes.” Elizabeth Denham, the UK’s information commissioner, sought a warrant for Cambridge Analytica’s […]
Law-enforcement officers raid Cambridge Analytica’s headquarters in London
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Hillary Clinton wants to know if Cambridge Analytica and Russian operatives worked together to derail her presidential campaign

Hillary Clinton’s questions about Cambridge Analytica’s involvement in the US election have gained new significance in light of the scandal surrounding the data firm this week. Cambridge Analytica is under scrutiny for the tactics it employed during the 2016 presidential election. Its executives have secretly boasted of their firm’s ability […]
Hillary Clinton wants to know if Cambridge Analytica and Russian operatives worked together to derail her presidential campaign
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Facebook understood how dangerous the Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica could be much earlier than it previously said. Here’s everything that’s happened up until now.

In early 2018, Facebook and a political data-analytics firm named Cambridge Analytica were implicated in a massive data breach. Personal data from over 87 million Facebook users had been improperly obtained by the political data-analytics firm. In the subsequent months, Facebook has testified in front of Congress and been slapped […]
Facebook understood how dangerous the Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica could be much earlier than it previously said. Here’s everything that’s happened up until now.
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Trump-linked firm Cambridge Analytica collected personal information from 50 million Facebook users without permission

Data firm Cambridge Analytica accessed data from 50 million Facebook users during the 2016 US presidential campaign without the users’ permission. Facebook suspended the firm from its platform on Friday, saying Cambridge Analytica lied about deleting the unauthorised information when it was first caught in 2015. President Donald Trump’s campaign […]
Trump-linked firm Cambridge Analytica collected personal information from 50 million Facebook users without permission