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originally posted by: alldaylong
Good riddance i say.
This organisation in my opinion is the dregs. The first four letters of Analytica is where it should be shoved.
originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
I know this won't be a popular opinion, but I really don't understand why people are so outraged by what this organisation did... How is this some big scandal?
I really don't understand why people are so outraged by what this organisation did... How is this some big scandal?
Cambridge Analytica boss Alexander Nix was apparently filmed giving examples of how his firm could discredit political rivals by arranging various smear campaigns, including setting up encounters with prostitutes and staging situations in which apparent bribery could be caught on camera.
originally posted by: Thejoncrichton
As long as Democrats were the ones benefiting, it was fair game. The second their opposition adopted the tactic, the rules had to be changed.
originally posted by: theantediluvian
As to the thrust of your false claim, if you want to argue about who did what first, the first widespread use of microtargeting in a presidential campaign was by the Bush campaign in 2004. IIRC, it was TargetPoint who did the work for them. You can look that up and please, after doing so, stop spreading misinformation.