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The digital wizards behind Obama's tech-heavy re-election strategy (Facebook Data Mining)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/feb/17/obama-campaign-digital-team ^ | Friday 17 February | Ed Pilkington in New York

Posted on 02/20/2012 10:08:30 AM PST by VU4G10

The names behind a crack team of some of America's top data wonks building a digital campaign from bottom up

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012election; bhofascism; corruption; democrats; elections; facebook; nobama; nobama2012; obama; obama2012; obamacampaign; obamatruthfile; sourcetitlenoturl; thugs

1 posted on 02/20/2012 10:08:43 AM PST by VU4G10
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To: VU4G10
What Facebook is really doing...

2 posted on 02/20/2012 10:10:55 AM PST by null and void (Day 1126 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: VU4G10
Folks, JimRob is too nice to put it this way, but if you use FR, and you're not a donor, you're riding in the wagon that other folks are pulling. That's not a Conservative value at all.

We're not talking about a major donation here, $5 a month. How much time do you spend on FR? Isn't that the best deal you've ever run across?

C'mon now, git 'er done, if some ham-n-egger like me can do this (and more) you can too. Donate!

3 posted on 02/20/2012 10:13:16 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: VU4G10

Here is another story from Slate on Obama’s data mining efforts:

Link to the Project “Narwhal” article:

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/victory_lab/2012/02/project_narwhal_how_a_top_secret_obama_campaign_program_could_change_the_2012_race_.single.html


4 posted on 02/20/2012 10:22:03 AM PST by TEXOKIE (... and HAPPY VALENTINES DAY to all FREEPERS EVERYWHERE!)
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To: VU4G10

I hope “our side” has a team comparable to this one... if not, it looks like they have an advantage.


5 posted on 02/20/2012 10:39:17 AM PST by ruschpa
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To: VU4G10

bump


6 posted on 02/20/2012 10:49:38 AM PST by CitizenM (Obama's legacy will be to be remembered as The architect of the decline of the USA)
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To: ruschpa

I can’t avoid seeing Obama re-election ads on every other web page I visit. It seems the Republicans could still get out a message against Obama through a national ad campaign over the internet even if the nominee is not yet chosen.


7 posted on 02/20/2012 10:50:40 AM PST by AtlasStalled
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8 posted on 02/20/2012 10:59:20 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: South Hawthorne

Okay, I did it. Now if everyone else can pony up even the smallest amount. Every bit helps.


9 posted on 02/20/2012 11:15:36 AM PST by BOBWADE (RINOs suck)
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To: BOBWADE

Way to go, Bob! It wasn’t hard at all, was it? I swear, often, the toughest part is just breaking down and pulling out your wallet.


10 posted on 02/20/2012 11:20:31 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: ruschpa

I doubt it.

Remember the RNC used a DEMOCRAT donor co to run the tech of the RNC convention. (they had ongoing tech fiascos)

THEN mccain’s website was a pathetic java joke.


11 posted on 02/20/2012 11:23:40 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory
Data mining is only the beginning.

What the Dems do is use data to create virtual voter lists by creating virtual relatives for those whose names they do have.

The dead? Well hell, they vote and they can have virtual relatives, too. The techniques were first tried out in earnest in the Sanchez Scam that unseated B-1 Bob Dornan. It's only gotten better since.... and the cyber-scam teams can now go national.

12 posted on 02/20/2012 11:41:49 AM PST by Kenny Bunk ((So, you're telling me Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out this eligibility stuff?))
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To: VU4G10
Is anyone really looking at the ethical issues involved when all the high-tech wizards are mining information for a presidential re-election campaign?

On, October 12, 2011, President Obama appointed, Glen F. Post, III, CEO, of CenturyLink, to serve on his National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).

Previous to that, in August of 2011, Chairman Julius Genachowski, of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), designated Post as chair of Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC).

13 posted on 02/20/2012 11:57:32 AM PST by TiaS
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To: South Hawthorne
You shamed me into it - just anted $25.00.

Thanks for the constant gentle reminders - I start thinking to save it for candidates, etc., but without FR, I'd be lost.

Any other balkers out there?

14 posted on 02/20/2012 12:01:47 PM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: trebb
I start thinking to save it for candidates, etc., but without FR, I'd be lost.

Way to go, trebb! I know, it's tough to spread what we have around, but you're right I wouldn't be informed enough to know who to give to.

15 posted on 02/20/2012 12:27:04 PM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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