Cambridge Analytica 'privatised colonising operation' not a 'legitimate business', says whistleblower

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Wylie, who formerly worked for Cambridge Analytica (CA), alleges the data was used to help to build profiles on American voters and raise support for Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential election.

In an interview to journalist Carole Cadwalladr, the 28-year-old former employee of CA Chris Wylie revealed that the company acquired data in 2014 via an app named thisisyourdigitallife, which was built by Aleksandr Kogan, an academic at Cambridge University.

"They are an example of what modern-day colonialism looks like", Wylie testified.

His message includes documents which indicate that SCL India boasted of a database of "over 600 districts and 7 lakh villages, which is constantly being updated".

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In one section titled 2007 Kerala, West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh, he revealed, "In 2007, SCL India was asked to undertake a research communication campaign to support a trans-national programmer for countering the Non-Desired Behaviour (NDB) of recruitment into, and support of, violent Jihadism".

FILE - Indian Congress party president Rahul Gandhi addresses the 48th Congress plenary session in New Delhi, India, Saturday, March 17, 2018.

On Wednesday, the whistleblower also gave out details of the offices of Cambridge Analytica in India. I believe their client was Congress but I know that they have done all kinds of projects.

Wylie was speaking to the committee about his role at Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm at the center of Facebook's latest controversy. "Obviously, that's a country which is rife with political discord opportunities for destabilization", Labour MP Paul Farrelly, member of the parliamentary committees said during Wylie's questioning.

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Mr Zuckerberg has agreed to appear before US Congress over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, while the UK-based firm's suspended chief executive Christopher Nix is due to appear for a second time on 17 April. Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala referred to statements in the parts of the deposition before the House of Commons which talked about how an Indian businessman was paying Cambridge Analytica to defeat Congress.

The world's largest social media company has announced a series of changes to the way it operates since its involvement in a historic data scandal emerged last week, including the implementation of new privacy tools that let users delete data for good. "Congress Party needs to apologize to the nation for data theft and trying to manipulate voters", tweeted Ravi Shankar Prasad, the country's information technology minister. Another company under the umbrella of SCL Group worked for the Leave campaign before the UK's Brexit vote.

In the second episode of the BBC documentary titled "The Persuasion Machine" Bartlett is seen entering the London office of Cambridge Analytica, as he enters the cabin of the CEO, Nix is seen standing up and shaking his hand, behind him hangs a framed poster with hand symbol of Congress party on the wall.

More recently, media reports have noted that Cambridge Analytica representatives held meetings with top BJP and Congress leaders to secure a deal for the upcoming 2019 elections. This allowed CA to harvest data of about 50 million users without consent.

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In an interview with CNN, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said Facebook was committed to stopping interference in the USA midterm election in November and elections in India and Brazil.

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