Did Cambridge Analytica Break US Election Laws?
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FEATURING STEPHEN SPAULDING – The UK-based data gathering and political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica has been facing renewed scrutiny about its roles in two major game-changing elections on both sides of the Atlantic in the wake of a recent investigative news report. The company boasted about creating so-called “psychographic profiles” of voters to change their behavior and voting patterns about a year ago but it wasn’t until recently that its impact was taken seriously.
Now, the US-based organization Common Cause has filed complaints about the role of Cambridge Analytica to the Department of Justice and the Federal Election Commission on the basis of election law violations.
To read Common Causes’ Complaints go to www.commoncause.org.
Stephen Spaulding, Chief of Strategy and External Affairs for Common Cause.