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Cambridge Analytica used foreign workers to advise U.S. candidates: report

Dozens of Cambridge Analytica staff who weren't U.S. citizens were deployed to offer campaign strategy and advice for Republican applicants in the 2014 elections, the Washington Post reported Sunday night. That could have been in violation of U.S. regulation, which restricts how a lot involvement international citizens could have in election campaigns. Former Cambridge Analytica research director Christopher Wylie, who blew the whistle on unauthorized information mining from Facebook Inc. FB, -3.34% user profiles, informed the Post that the company aimed to offer applicants with personally adapted campaign messages. Two other former Cambridge Analytica staff also informed the Post that the ones international workers could have been given probably erroneous immigration paperwork when they entered the U.S. Cambridge Analytica's dad or mum corporate is based totally in London.