Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Man Who Saw the Dangers of Cambridge Analytica Years Ago

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Man Who Saw the Dangers of Cambridge Analytica Years Ago

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In December 2014, John Rust wrote to the head of the legal department at the University of Cambridge, where he is a professor, warning them that a storm was brewing. According to an email reviewed by WIRED, Rust informed the university that one of the school’s psychology professors, Aleksandr Kogan, was using an app he…

Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix Testifies Before Parliament

Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix Testifies Before Parliament

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During a nearly four-hour grilling before Parliament Wednesday, Alexander Nix, former CEO of the now defunct data firm Cambridge Analytica, faced the ghosts of his past. In the green-carpeted room where the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee interrogated Nix for the second time this year, the audience included Christopher Wylie, the former Cambridge Analytica…

Data Propria Is a New Firm From a Cambridge Analytica Alum

Data Propria Is a New Firm From a Cambridge Analytica Alum

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The last two years have been a rollercoaster ride for Matt Oczkowski. On the night of the 2016 presidential election, he sat inside then-candidate Donald Trump’s San Antonio campaign headquarters, where he led a team of anxious data scientists crunching numbers throughout the day before an unexpected victory party at a local bar much later…