At the parliamentary committee hearing pictured, Mr Nix acknowledged previously undisclosed Russian clients prior to him joining SCL. He was presented with documentation obtained by @CommonsCMS#CambridgeAnalytica
More specifically, Mueller is probing #Treason Meeting #2 at Trump Tower, arranged by Erik Prince👉🏼George Nader (assoc w/#SaudiArabia & UAE) & Zamel (Israeli social media expert) offered to help **THROW THE ELECTION*‼️ 2/
PSY Group (Israeli social-media firm) pitched its services to super PAC s & other entities👉🏼infiltrating target audiences w/elaborately crafted social-media FAKE personas & spreading DISINFORMATION via websites meant to mimic news portals.🤨 3/
Mon italien est un peu rouillé mais en gros on introduit l'audience et on fait un petit rappel sur l'affaire #CambridgeAnalytica. J'espère qu'on va vite switcher en anglais ^^ #Zuckerberg
A.Tajani qui Préside le Parlement EU, après un petit rappel des faits et un point sur les risques (avantage politique sensible, fake news, divulgation d'infos perso) indique que l'idée est de légiférer et agir pour réguler les activités de FB (abrégé et tronqué) #Zuckerberg
THREAD: In summer 2016, George Nader (representing Saudi Arabia & UAE) and an Israeli specialist in "social media manipulation" offered to help **THROW THE ELECTION** in a meeting w/Trump Jr arranged by Erik Prince‼️ 1/
At the Aug'16 #treason meet, Nader told Jr the crown princes of #SaudiArabia & #UAE were "eager to help his father win." The Israeli social media expert's (Joel Zamel) firm had already drawn up a multimillion $ proposal for a social media manipulation effort to help Trump.🤨 2/
Zamel's social media company #Wikistrat, which employed several Israeli former intelligence officers, specialized in "collecting information & shaping opinion through social media."🤨
Wednesday was an outrageously busy day in #TrumpRussia news & revelations, so we did our best to summarize for you.
This THREAD is formatted as:
🔹A) What happened?
🔹B) Why is it important?
In conclusion, we remind you what YOU can do to help.
1A) The Senate Judiciary Committee released all transcripts/documents (some redactions) from its investigation into Russian interference and potential Trump campaign coordination. judiciary.senate.gov/press/releases…
1B) The release of 1000s of pages casts light on the Trump Tower mtg, including coordination of stories by attendees, inconsistencies in Don Jr.'s testimony & hints of Trump's knowledge of the mtg & involvement in the false story Don Jr. initially put out. nytimes.com/2018/05/16/us/…
.@ChuckGrassley: Public unaware of data collection practices, and the Cambridge Analytica Facebook scandal exposes these serious policy issues to confront. CA declared insolvency so cannot participate in this hearing. Says this conversation could've taken place in 2015 or earlier
.@ChuckGrassley: Runs thru the requisite whataboutism while decrying partisanship. Doesn't seem to be drawing attention to the internationalized (and militarized) distinction between CA/SCL and formerly domestic and civilian voter analytics industry, nor UK enforcement response.
> Earlier today, SCL Elections Ltd., as well as certain of its and Cambridge Analytica LLC’s U.K. affiliates (collectively, the “Company” or “Cambridge Analytica”) filed applications to commence insolvency proceedings in the U.K.
ICYMI: Cambridge Analytica is pretending to close up its criminal shop and disappear only to come back with a new name, Emerdata. Erik Prince is at the helm with Rebecca Mercer behind the scenes providing the funds. I posted it because we all need to keep track of it.
For those that are new & want to make sense of what’s going on &/or
For Trump’s #MAGA base this thread is why the left is screaming Russia Russia Russia… 1/
'04 Manafort remade a pro-Putin thug politician image in Ukraine in2 someone electable using dirty tricks & mob $.
“I can tell you he’s a real specialist,” says Manafort’s friend Dmitry Firtash, the Ukrainian billionaire and former partner to the Kremlin” time.com/5003623/paul-m…
Manafort’s partners in Ukraine were Russian GRU agent Kilimnik, Kremlin tied Oligarch Deripaska, Firtash (known mob ties) & partner Gates. Manafort is now looking at 305 yrs of prison. Gates flipped.
Deripaska was previously biz partners with Ivanka & Jareds friend Abramovich
Back at #SECU for the next round of votes on Bill #C59, in time to see the #NDP motion to give the Intelligence Commissioner powers to go beyond simply saying "yes" or "no" on authorizations be voted down. #cdnpoli
Next Liberal motion, also proposed by Greens, is to ask the #IC to publish decisions not only when rejecting an authorization, but also in approving it (something @ICLMG is in favour of). Passes.
NDP motion that would allow IC to ask for additional information, rather than saying "yes" or "no" to an authorization. Notes that the current #CSE commissioner suggested this amendment #C59#secu
The Tory's control more than half of councils, nearly double Labour. Losing control of even half of them is unrealistic, and even if it happened under fixed term government I can all but guarantee it won't result in a General Election.
A Prime Minister calls a GE under two circumstances: 1) They are miles ahead in the polls and think they can increase their majority (as in 2017) 2) They have suffered a humiliating defeat or scandal.
It's a PROCESS. Not an end product. You don't do it just the once. Remainers/leavers who insist we should respect the vote are either not aware of the threat democracy is currently under or they don't understand the concept of democracy.
"You don't get to keep voting until you get what you want". Well actually that IS kinda the point. You want your vote to count. And you want your values and policies to be realised.
So if Steve Bannon, Rebekah Mercer, and Alexander Nix cheated on the Brexit referendum you don’t think they would do the same thing in Ameri…wait what was in that email that Trey Gowdy showed to Bannon when they dragged him down to Congress? axios.com/steve-bannon-c…
allez, c’est parti pour la suite du #Zuckhearing devant le congrès. pour le style, on verse toujours dans la fanfic live report différé, en français.
nouveau thread pour l’occasion, histoire que vous n’ayez pas 400 tweets à dérouler. (je pense notamment à ceux qui ont des apps de merde android.) vous pouvez retrouver la première partie de l’histoire, devant le sénat, ici :
j’ai 4.1k mots et 24.5k signes à publier : comptez donc une grosse centaine de tweets (ça paraît beaucoup, mais en vrai c’est un peu moins que ce que poste @Pipomantis en une journée ー je dis pas ça à l’arrache je l’avais mesuré avec l’api twitter back in 2013.)
Parscale distances himself from #CambridgeAnalytica today, per the article above. But immediately after the election, he was on TV using their terminology (echoed by Theresa Hong on BBC) while describing their success.