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Wed May 16, 2018, 12:20 PM

Cambridge Analytica shared data with Russia: Whistleblower

The Straits Times PUBLISHED 10 MIN AGO

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Political consulting group Cambridge Analytica used Russian researchers and shared data with companies linked to Russian intelligence, a whistleblower told a congressional hearing on interference in the 2016 US election Wednesday (May 16).

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.

Wylie told the panel that Russian-American researcher Aleksandr Kogan, who created an application to harvest Facebook user profile data, was working at the same time on Russian-funded projects, including "behavioral research."

"This means that in addition to Facebook data being accessed in Russia, there are reasonable grounds to suspect that CA may have been an intelligence target of Russian security services...(and) that Russian security services may have been notified of the existence of CA's Facebook data," Wylie said in his written testimony.

https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/cambridge-analytica-shared-data-with-russia-whistleblower

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workinclasszero Wednesday OP
blue neen Wednesday #1
workinclasszero Wednesday #3
Botany Wednesday #2
workinclasszero Wednesday #4
Botany Wednesday #7
workinclasszero Wednesday #8
Botany Wednesday #9
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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:22 PM

1. Of course they did!

It's what all treasonous traitors do!

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Response to blue neen (Reply #1)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:29 PM

3. Yup

Trump's immense corruption, cronyism, treason and enrichment of himself and his family, daily lies, no press conferences, etc.

Still the GOP is silent. They will let Trump destroy this country and hand it over to Putin!

They will be condemned in history as the worst traitors ever known to man!

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:25 PM

2. The Mercers it is time to, "Lock 'em up"?

So C.A. was getting and send information to Russian intel during the 2016 in
order to make Trump POTUS and rig other elections.

LOCK 'EM UP!



Roger Stone, Steve Bannon, and Erik Prince need the "lock 'em up" treatment too.

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Response to Botany (Reply #2)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:34 PM

4. Fellow fascists in solidarity with Putin and other fascist groups in the EU

Their ideology wins out over their country and that goes for the entire modern GOP as far as I can see.

These 1% billionaires are working towards a fascist takeover of the entire damn world it seems like to me.

Somebody talk me down if possible.

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Response to workinclasszero (Reply #4)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:40 PM

7. The Trump campaign had a C.A. computer in its HQ that was linked to a bank in the Ukraine ..

... and Vlad Putin too. Add in that Facebook had full time employees working at the
Trump campaign and working in conjunction w/C.A. to make the data that Facebook
had harvested weaponized by the use of misinformation and Russia propaganda to
"bath the voter" in multiple information streams so they would have a "new reality."
That happened to an old friend of mine who now talks about Hillary Clinton's email
server problem.

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Response to Botany (Reply #7)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:49 PM

8. And it worked to perfection too

That bastard Zuckerberg got away with that 100% just like the Mercers.

Trump is leaving the USA wide open for more Russian interference and manipulation in the fall election and 2020 as well.

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Response to workinclasszero (Reply #8)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:53 PM

9. That bastard Zuckerberg. Yup!

In the end it was really about bad apps or security breakdowns* but that
Facebook worked hand and glove with the Trump campaign and Russian
connected outfits like C.A. to sway the election to Trump.


* bad apps or security breakdowns .... that is what Z-berg said.

“Without Facebook, we wouldn’t have won,” said Theresa Hong, a member of the digital arm of Trump’s presidential campaign, ...

https://slate.com/technology/2018/03/the-cambridge-analytica-scandal-is-what-facebook-powered-election-cheating-looks-like.html

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:38 PM

5. The Mercers get a pass. No appearances before Congressional committees.

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #5)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:39 PM

6. Gee what a cowinky-dink

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #5)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:54 PM

10. They must be forced to appear when Democrats retake the House.

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #5)

Wed May 16, 2018, 01:00 PM

11. After November that will change.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #11)

Wed May 16, 2018, 01:04 PM

12. I hope that's true

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Response to workinclasszero (Reply #12)

Wed May 16, 2018, 01:55 PM

13. I am sure it is true...although my guess is these two paid for it but haven't got the brains to have

been involved with the work...still they need to be held to account.

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