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    • Joe Bloggs

       /  March 18, 2018

      A legal claim’s just been filed against Cambridge Analytica in the UK

  1. Joe Bloggs

     /  March 18, 2018

    How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

    the firm harvested private information from the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission, according to former Cambridge employees, associates and documents, making it one of the largest data leaks in the social network’s history. The breach allowed the company to exploit the private social media activity of a huge swath of the American electorate, developing techniques that underpinned its work on President Trump’s campaign in 2016

    • David

       /  March 18, 2018

      Its got everyone one of your boogieman, all in the same story!

      Steve Bannon
      Donald Trump
      Robert Mercer
      Shadowy ‘Russians’
      Brexit
      and Facebook

      I mean, with ‘cyberweapons’ like this;

      “And it showed these odd patterns; that, for example, people who liked ‘I hate Israel’ on Facebook also tended to like Nike shoes and KitKats.”

      You could rule the world!

      I thought this one was fun;

      “The gays. She loved the gays. So did Steve [Bannon]. ”

      I thought Bannon was meant to be homophobic, but instead he loves the gays!

  2. Joe Bloggs

     /  March 18, 2018

    “Integrity is our brand,” said comedic genius Jeff Sessions, who falsely testified under oath that he “did not have communications with the Russians” and lied on his application for a security clearance. ‘Nuff said.

  3. Gezza

     /  March 18, 2018

    Aljaz tv saying Trump’s lawyer has called for the Mueller investigation to be shut down.

    Trump’s also been firing off more abusive tweets:

    What’s wrong with this moron? Are they getting close to something??

    • Joe Bloggs

       /  March 19, 2018

      Closer and closer – this latest shit-storm has emerged since Mueller subpoenaed the trump organisation…