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.
Cambridge Analytica suspended chief executive Alexander Nix in March
"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.
Trump made his disdain for the Obama-era Iran deal well known from the start of his campaign for president in 2015. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the USA still wanted to work with the Europeans on a new deal.
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.
And the Argentine admitted seeing his former team-mate at Madrid would be a huge blow. "It would make Real Madrid stronger". I will call him in my office. "I felt good, at ease", he wrote on Facebook this week.
Often, when I confess my disdain for Deadpool to others, they act as if I just confessed some bad , unforgivable crime. Karan Soni, however, gets to display much of his manic humour that he brought from the first movie.
The border marches are seen as Hamas' last hope of ending the blockade that has made it increasingly hard for the group to govern. Of the dead in Monday's violent demonstrations, one is reported to be a baby who died of inhaling tear gas.
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".
Like many key moments of Putin's presidency, it was a made-for-TV event created to showcase his resolve and authority. With 19 kilometers (11.8 miles) in length, the Crimean Bridge is the longest one in Russian Federation .
The OnePlus and the OnePlus 5T were an astonishing set of devices of a year ago , from the hype-mongering Chinese manufacturer. The phone packs a Snapdragon 636 chip, 4GB or 6GB of RAM , 32GB or 64GB of storage , and support for microSD cards.
After a trip to the infield care center, Byron confirmed he was okay but admitted it was the hardest hit he had taken as a driver. He knows that everything can spin the other way in a hurry, and that it's time for him to make the most of his chance out front.
Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days
Since September 2013, petrol prices are at their highest level and diesel prices are also at their all-time high in Delhi . Diesel prices are now Rs66.57 in New Delhi , Rs69.11 in Kolkata , Rs70.88 in Mumbai and Rs70.25 in Chennai today.
Map: A tornado watch has been issued for parts of MA
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Modi sees a 'threat' in me, says Rahul Gandhi
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NBA Coach of the Year Dwane Casey Fired, Blame LeBron James
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.
Many British Columbians never recieved emergency test alert
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Pence calls on Mueller to wrap up' Russian Federation probe
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