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Christopher Wylie, a whistleblower and former employee with Cambridge Analytica, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on May 16, 2018/Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Christopher Wylie, a whistleblower and former employee with Cambridge Analytica, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on May 16, 2018/Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A whistleblower told a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday that data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which accessed data from millions of Facebook users, also broke into computer systems to get access to information and mined data to discourage voters, particularly African-Americans, from participating in elections.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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