Monday, 6 July , 2020

Cambridge Analytica

Trump campaign mined Facebook user data using Israeli ‘intelligence gathering’

Cambridge Analytica CEO filmed boasting of using entrapment, bribes and honey-traps to influence election 20 March 2018 A British data-mining company hired by the Donald Trump...

Can the Internet be saved?

by Chris Spannos 7 April 2018 News that Cambridge Analytica exploited the huge cache of Facebook user data, and that Facebook elevated commercial interests above...

Facebook constructs bot-based universe to test out scenarios for manipulating humans,...

By Helen Buyniski 15 Apr, 2020 Facebook has debuted a “web-enabled simulation” in which a population of bots it has created based on real users can...

This election will be all about identity, not money. And the...

Labour’s pledge to boost spending may not win it the votes it wants. In this election, other things are more important By Simon Jenkins Nov.28, 2019 Why...

Cambridge Analytica did work for Brexit groups, says ex-staffer

The disgraced data analytics firm did work for the Leave side of the 2016 Brexit vote, according to emails. By Mark Scott 7/30/19 Cambridge Analytica, the...

Future of Western Democracy Being Played Out in Brazil

Stripped to its essence, the Brazilian presidential elections represent a direct clash between democracy and an early 21st Century neofascism, indeed between civilization and...

Amazon’s fusion with the state shows neoliberalism’s drift to neo-fascism

By Elliot Gabriel June 30, 2018 Originally published: Mint Press News (June 29, 2018) In Part 1 of our investigative series on Surveillance Capitalism, MPN spoke to...

Ex-top staff from Cambridge Analytica working on Trump 2020 campaign

Alumni from political consulting firm brought down by Facebook privacy scandal are quietly helping US president's re-election effort By Jeff Horwitz 16 June 2018 21, 2018. (Chris...

Breaking My Silence on RussiaGate

by Jill Stein April 27, 2018 We are facing a precarious historic moment. Democracy is threatened by interference in our elections, and by interference in our...

Cambridge Analytica closing after Facebook data harvesting scandal

Βυ Olivia Solon in San Francisco and Oliver Laughland in New York 2 May 2018 SCL Group and its Cambridge Analytica consultancy, which were at the...