Posted on May 12 2018
In an undercover investigation by Channel 4 News, the company’s chief executive Alexander Nix said the British firm secretly campaigns in elections across the world. This includes operating through a web of shadowy front companies, or by using sub-contractors.
In one exchange, when asked about digging up material on political opponents, Mr Nix said they could “send some girls around to the candidate’s house”, adding that Ukrainian girls “are very beautiful, I find that works very well”.
In another he said: “We’ll offer a large amount of money to the candidate, to finance his campaign in exchange for land for instance, we’ll have the whole thing recorded, we’ll blank out the face of our guy and we post it on the Internet.”
Offering bribes to public officials is an offence under both the UK Bribery Act and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Cambridge Analytica operates in the UK and is registered in the United States.
“An undercover investigation by Channel 4 News reveals how Cambridge Analytica secretly campaigns in elections across the world. Bosses were filmed talking about using bribes, ex-spies, fake IDs and sex..”
The brutal truth is @jimgeraghty is entirely correct.— SpicyFiles (@SpicyFiles) March 20, 2018
When you use a “free” service like: Facebook, Twitter, Google et al...understand:
YOU ARE THE PRODUCT
The “product” is the digital data you willingly give to each of these companies. Sorry if that’s rude, but it’s true https://t.co/hk42EEDPl0
Apparently Channel 4 published their Cambridge Analytica Whistle Blower Piece early. See YouTube Link below. I haven’t watched the whole segment but 3 minutes in my jaw dropped.
I mean really Big Data, if you’re NOT paying for the product, you do understand that YOU ARE the product.
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