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Bannon and Cambridge Analytica Plotted Black Voter Suppression, Whistleblower Claims

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One of Cambridge Analytica's whistleblowers has revealed company and its then-VP Steve Bannon were allegedly pursuing voter suppression toward black voters.

Veuer's Nathan Rousseau Smith reports.

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Bannon and Cambridge Analytica Plotted Black Voter Suppression, Whistleblower Claims

As part of the ongoing investigation into data collection firm Cambridge Analytica, one of the company’s whistleblowers, revealing to congressional investigators the company and its then-VP Steve Bannon were pursuing voter suppression toward black Americans.????Calling it part of “a culture war,” Christopher Wylie, one of the company’s former employees told the Senate Judiciary committee, “One of the things that provoked me to leave was discussions about ‘voter disengagement’ and the idea of targeting African Americans.”????According to Tech Crunch, in written testimony, Wylie saying the company quote “was eager to capitalize on discontent and to stoke ethnic tensions.”????Wylie then suggesting further questions regarding the program be directed to Bannon, who served as Donald Trump’s chief executive during the campaign before becoming his chief of staff in the white house.????Bannon is said to have ties with the alt-right movement and white nationalist figures.

Cambridge Analytica made headlines after it was revealed to have obtained the personal information of millions of facebook users.

Wylie saying while the company claims to have deleted the data, Facebook didn’t require “a notary or any sort of legal procedure” so he signed the document himself.??




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