Category Archives: Cambridge Analytica

Giuliani-connected law firms have a history with a pro-Trump super PAC linked to Cambridge Analytica

By Brian Schwartz of CNBC Two law firms linked with Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani worked for a super PAC that employed controversial data-gathering firm Cambridge Analytica during the 2016 presidential election. The PAC was funded and led by the Mercer … Continue reading

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Technological Paranoia Is Real: Facebook Is Not The Only Company Watching You

By Maria Loreto of The Fresh Toast Facebook is under fire due to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which an app called “thisisyourdigitalife” shared the private information of over 50 million people. But Facebook isn’t the only company that’s had … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, Hacking, Internet of Things, Technology

Trump’s Dangerous Metaphor: A Podcast with George Lakoff

By Ken Feltman In June, 2016, I spoke to a group of chief executives and other senior officers from 129 of the largest public companies in the U.S. and Canada. My assigned topic was “What Kind of President Would Each … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Cambridge Analytica, Candidates, Congress, Constitutional law, Controversial, Democracy, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, George Lakoff, Ken Feltman, leadership, Political parties, Politics, psychological profile, Republicans, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House

How can I tell if my info was shared with Cambridge Analytica?

From the Facebook website: Recently, we shared information about the potential misuse of your Facebook data by apps and websites. We also shared plans for how we’re taking action to prevent this from happening in the future. Check below to … Continue reading

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Cloak and Data: The Real Story Behind Cambridge Analytica’s Rise and Fall

By Andy Kroll of Mother Jones “I can’t stand lying to you every day.” In the late summer of 2015, Chris Wilson, the director of research, analytics, and digital strategy for Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign, had a conversation with … Continue reading

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