Needed Congress defeated: Whistleblower uncovers Cambridge Analytica’s inside story
Needed Congress defeated : It was from a little level in Shipra Sun City, Indirapuram that Cambridge Analytica’s sacked CEO Alexander Nix and his Indian accomplices worked.
This was in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha surveys when CA’s parent organization Strategic Communications Laboratories (SCL) first chose to set up base in India.
As the information gathering outrage unfurls over the globe, BJP and Congress are presently exchanging charges concerning who utilized Facebook information and who did not.
SCL’s then India executive Avneesh Rai is currently letting the cat out of the bag on what really the organization did.
Rai uncovered that the organization’s first customer was Union Minister Mahesh Sharma, who needed an investigation on why he was vanquished in the 2009 surveys.
Ambrish Tyagi, child of JDU pioneer KC Tyagi, was taking a shot at the venture with Avneesh Rai. The two were accomplices in another firm, Ovleno Business Intelligence, an organization additionally in the matter of doing information investigation for political gatherings and corporates.
In 2011, SCL UK’s Alexander Nix and Alexander Oakes cooperated to gather information for imminent political customers.
As indicated by Rai, it should be a straight business bargain.
Rai says that Nix anticipated gifting a database of 5 Lok Sabha supporters to Rahul Gandhi, in front of the 2012 UP races. The thought was to pitch for a greater contract for the 2014 decisions to a gathering that would have the cash since it was in control until further notice 8 years.
The information gathered mutually by SCL UK and Ovleno was according to a survey arranged by SCL. Shockingly, the inquiries were intended to hurt the possibilities of Congress instead of lift it.
For instance, voters were asked their perspectives on tricks and how it hurt them.
Reality hit home when the UK office sent a lady of Indian beginning to be a piece of the group. The lady let the cat out of the bag when Rai and others doubted her why the survey had an against Congress incline.
The answer was that the group (SCL, UK) was here to crush the Congress. It later unfolded that the UK group had been paid by a Gujarati Indian agent who needed Congress crushed.
Nix Alexander and friends were pitching to take cash from Congress to really overcome it.
The association with SCl UK split up soon yet Rai and Tyagi kept on collecting information. In 2012, Rai says that he conveyed information, that was taken corner astute, age shrewd, rank insightful, to a best BJP pioneer for the UP surveys.
Curiously, the Indian organization not simply broke down the information for Indian customers but rather SCL UK outsourced crafted by decisions in Ghana and Kenya to them.
Rai and Tyagi at first worked with Dan Muresan, some portion of the SCL UK group. Muresan professedly kicked the bucket of a heart assault in a lodging in Kenya.
Christopher Wylie, the individual who supplanted him, went ahead to wind up the informant, who has now addressed whether Muresan was killed.
(This Story Originating From INDIATODAY)