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Cambridge Analytica and its threat to our democracy

What is the Cambridge Analytica Style Model? When does the power of algorithms become a threat to democracy?
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The Cambridge Analytica scandal involved the use and application of data from Facebook users in political campaigns without their explicit consent. These articles use the Cambridge Analytica model to explore the threat of the application of algorithms to democracy.

Read both of these articles and discuss the questions in the comments section below.

Cambridge Analytica and the death of the voter

Behind Cambridge Analytica lay a bigger threat to our democracy: Facebook

  • What is the Cambridge Analytica Style Model?
  • When does the power of algorithms become a threat to democracy?
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