AggregateIQ accused of using purloined Facebook data to target US voters

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AggregateIQ denies having any involvement with Cambridge Analytica
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AggregateIQ denies having any involvement with Cambridge Analytica

AgreggateIQ is latest company to be drawn into Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal

Cambridge Analytica (CA) whistleblower Christopher Wylie has said that Canadian company AggregateIQ used algorithms from the illegally-acquired Facebook data, held by CA, to build software to targe...

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