vendredi, mai 12, 2017

The Guardian: The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

The great British Brexit robbery: 
how our democracy was hijacked
Carole Cadwalladr 
(The Guardian, 7 May 2017)

A shadowy global operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign influenced the result of the EU referendum. As Britain heads to the polls again, is our electoral process still fit for purpose?

"There are three strands to this story. How the foundations of an authoritarian surveillance state are being laid in the US. How British democracy was subverted through a covert, far-reaching plan of coordination enabled by a US billionaire. And how we are in the midst of a massive land grab for power by billionaires via our data. Data which is being silently amassed, harvested and stored. Whoever owns this data owns the future."
Read Guardian article