The Great Hack (2019)

Genres - Culture & Society, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama  |   Run Time - 113 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jinko Labitag

David Carroll, a digital media professor at Parsons School of Design, is on a quest to take his personal data back from the UK-based consultancy firm, Cambridge Analytica. His journey leads him to Carole Cadwalladr, the investigative journalist who exposed the conspiration between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica and the role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and Brexit in the UK. The documentary then focuses on Brittany Kaiser, a former Cambridge Analytica staffer, and her exposés. Directed by Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer.

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databases, exploitation, information-technology, web, word-problems