Ex-CEO of Cambridge Analytica Refuses to Testify in U.K.

(LONDON) — The chair of the British Parliament’s media committee says that Cambridge Analytica’s former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he will no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner’s office. Nix had been recalled by the committee to testify Wednesday following testimony by whistleblower Christopher […]

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‘Suspicious’ Groups Paid for Most of Facebook’s Politically Divisive Ads, Researchers Find

More than half of the sponsors of ads on Facebook that featured divisive political messages ahead of the 2016 presidential election have little or no public paper trails, according to a study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. One-sixth of those ad buyers with little background information were linked to Russia, according to the […]

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