Parties disavow any connection to Cambridge Analytica – Stabroek News

Guyana has been identified by SCL Elections, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica (CA), as home to one of its clients but the three main political parties are all saying “not it.”

Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm is currently at the centre of a controversy involving  the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK) and Facebook.  It has been revealed that CA, which was hired by US President Donald Trump’s campaign to build targeted ads during the 2016 US election, harvested data from 50 million Facebook users without their consent. The firm’s role in the fiercely contested Brexit referendum in the UK is also under scrutiny after whistleblowers revealed they worked for the Leave campaign.

The company according to its website provides data, analytics and…

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