Christopher Wylie, who brought the scandal to light, identified Mark Block as the middleman between Steve Bannon and Cambridge Analytica.
We were warned, time and time again, by one expert after another. AI doesn’t play fair, it can’t make moral decisions, and it relies entirely on humans for ethics. When those humans are (allegedly) Alex Nix, Steve Bannon, and Dr. Aleksandr Kogan we’re all in a lot of trouble. Show More Summary
As we learn more about Cambridge Analytica, questions mount about Bannon's role in a possible conspiracy.
Are you even surprised right now?
The university academic, the chief executive who boasted about dirty tricks and US political strategist Steve Bannon—here are the key figures involved in Cambridge Analytica, the British firm at the heart of a Facebook data scandal:
Politico reports: Breitbart, the alt-right news site whose executive chairman Steve Bannon was pushed out in January after feuding with President Donald Trump, has lost about half its readership according to comScore, raising questions about its future. Show More Summary
Former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon led Cambridge Analytica’s efforts to collect Facebook data on millions of Americans, a former company employee told the Washington Post. According to whistleblower Chris Wylie, Bannon—who helped launch the controversial data collection firm—was...
My Two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • ‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower (The Guardian) see also Cambridge Analytica’s Ad Targeting Is the Reason Facebook Exists (Vice) • The Battery...Show More Summary
The Cambridge Analytica scandal revelations keep surprising us. The media frenzy and political umbrage over the apparent theft of upwards of 50 million Facebook user profiles in 2014 by Cambridge Analytica, a British-based voter targeting...Show More Summary
Cambridge Analytica, the Robert Mercer–backed, Steve Bannon–linked data analytics firm that worked with the Trump campaign during the 2016 election, harvested data in 2014 from over 50 million Facebook accounts without users’ permission, according to reports published this weekend in The New York Times and The Guardian and Observer. From The Guardian: The data was...
Cambridge Analytica was able to access user data through a paid personality survey app, which company insider Christopher Wylie told ITN Channel 4 News was used to influence and wage a “culture war” by Steve Bannon during the 2016 election.
Under Steve Bannon's leadership, the company used mined data to influence the 2016 election.
Christopher Wylie, described in a new Guardian profile as “the gay Canadian vegan who somehow ended up creating ‘Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare mindfuck tool’ used by Cambridge Analytica, which mined Facebook user data to crea…...Show More Summary
Italy is holding elections today. I wonder who is paying for Steve Bannon to be there? Donald Trump is running for President again in 2020. Jared made a big announcement that Brad Parscale, the former website builder turned digital strategist... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
An American expatriate group protesting over USA lawmakersâ?? lack of interest in gun control made their voices heard in Zurich during Steve Bannonâ??s visit. As if the visit by the ultra-right wing ex-White House chief strategist wasnâ??t controversial enough, the small but effective expat demonstration outside the venue for his speech... Expats Blog -
Is Sen. Rand Paul the new Steve Bannon, the former Trump aide who promised to wage a “season of war” on the Republican establishment and champion like-minded conservatives? Paul, a … Click to Continue »
An enduring ethics question of the Trump White House has been answered. Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon sold his stake in Cambridge Analytica — the controversial data firm … Click to Continue »
Bannon tells House Republicans to get fucked. House Republicans furrow their brows meaningfully, go back to doing nothing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the combative former chief strategist for President Donald Trump, was interrogated for 20 hours over two days this week as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, according to a person familiar with the process.