Cambridge Analytica files for chapter 7 bankruptcy in USA court
May 18, 2018, 11:07
"Over the past several months, Cambridge Analytica has been the subject of numerous unfounded accusations and, despite the Company's efforts to correct the record, has been vilified for activities that are not only legal, but also widely accepted as a standard component of online advertising in both the political and commercial arenas", the firm said in a statement Wednesday. But after the company received money from Robert Mercer, a company founder and supporter of President Donald Trump's campaign, "the only instruction we had was not to work with Democrats", said Wylie, who worked there from 2013-2014.
Facebook has accused Cambridge Analytica of misappropriating its user data by violating terms of the data agreement with Kogan, the academic researcher.
"Mr. Bannon sees cultural warfare as the means to create enduring change in American politics".
In an interview with CNN Wednesday night, Wylie said that Cambridge Analytica offered services to "discourage or demobilize certain types of people from voting" and that African-Americans were targets of those "voter disengagement strategies".
Christopher Wylie, who leaked information on the British-based firm's hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users, told a Senate panel he believes Russian intelligence services had access to data harvested by the consultancy.
Sen. Christopher Coons (D-Del.) asked Wylie if Bannon's goal "was to suppress voting or discourage certain individuals in the US from voting", to which Wylie responded, "That was my understanding, yes".
Few months ago Wylie made headlines for revealing almost 87 million people may have been victims of data harvested by Cambridge Analytica without their consent as a result of a third-party application spoke of voter suppression during a Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday.
Passage of the resolution by the Senate and the House would offer a chance to void the Republican-controlled FCC's 3-2 vote. And the high-profile vote could shine a spotlight on lawmakers running for reelection during a tough midterm season.
Not long after he took the job late previous year , he wrote his own blog post in which he proclaimed: "We do the right thing". That would include rides and deliveries, as well as incidents that happen before pickup or after drop-off.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attend the 2018 Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey, March 12, 2018, in London . Asked what it has been like getting to know Miss Markle , Camilla said: "It's very nice, all very exciting".
Casey took the heat for LeBron's game-winner - but made it clear he ordered his team to trap, and force him to give it up. It is impossible to say that making better in-game adjustments would have swung any of these series the other way.
The Met Gala is an invitation-only fundraiser to benefit the New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. The dramatic Ralph Lauren design that she wore to the red carpet proved that PC can pull off just about anything.
There had been suggestions Rooney had demanded the guarantee of regular football next season, but Allardyce rubbished that idea. Fair play to him, he could probably have stayed at Man Utd and drifted in and out but he's gone back to his boyhood club.
Some portion of the money came from the Great American Committee, a super PAC created by Mike Pence to further Trump's agenda. Welcoming them at the airport, Trump told reporters that the return of the three detainees is "very meaningful".
Labaik's leader, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, condemned the attack on Iqbal and said his party had not authorized anyone to take up arms. The amendment was hastily reversed in 2017 after it was deemed by the previously little-known Islamist group to be blasphemous.
Iranian state television broke its silence over the Israeli airstrikes late Thursday morning, the start of the Iranian weekend. But the chairman of Iran's parliamentary committee on foreign affairs condemned Israel for carrying out the strikes in Syria.
In the UK, Sky Sports has been awarded the rights to the 16 US Matchroom fight nights as part of a new, long-term deal. But the biggest takeaway was the magnitude of the investment and the scope of Perform Group's ambition in the U.S.
Lyon playmaker Nabil Feker is mooted as one target with Real Madrid's Lucas Vázquez named as another. The 25-year-old won Liverpool's online vote after scoring six goals across all competitions in April.
In Afghanistan attacked the roadblocks
Reinforcements including commando units as well as the Afghan air force were battling Taliban fighters around the city, he said. The insurgents released a statement warning residents to remain inside their homes and called on people to "stay calm".
Paris and tourism face yet another terror attack
Milan, another witness, told AFP he saw a woman who sustained wounds to her neck and leg as well as "several people in distress". A state of emergency that was put in place following the 2015 Paris attacks that killed 130 people was lifted last October.
Modi sees a 'threat' in me, says Rahul Gandhi
Since coming to power at the centre in May, 2014, BJP has reduced Congress' presence in power to just three major states. Speaking about the Karnataka polls, Athawale said that he is confident of BJP getting full majority.
TALAT: Surf lights up blue in San Diego
In California, the majority are not caused by species that produce toxins, such as domoic acid, according to researchers. The bioluminescence is the result of a red tide offshore, according to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography .
Saints' Mark Ingram Suspended For Violating PED Policy
This is going to be a blow to the Saints, who have clearly gone to a run-first offense and taken pressure an aging Drew Brees. He led the team with 230 carries for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns last season while adding 58 catches for 416 yards.