Cambridge Analytica whistleblower's book coming out next week
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Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower who revealed that data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica harvested data from Facebook users’ profiles without permission for political advertising, is reportedly set to publish a book about the scandal through Random House.

The publishing house will release Wylie’s book, “Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America” on Oct. 8, according to The Associated Press. Random House touts it as “both exposé and dire warning” about the potential to manipulate people through online data.

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Last year, Wylie, a former research director at the firm, gave the Observer newspaper a number of internal documents and accused the company of illegally accessing millions of Facebook users’ personal information in support of both President TrumpDonald John TrumpLawmakers release defense bill with parental leave-for-Space-Force deal House Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment Tuesday Houston police chief excoriates McConnell, Cornyn and Cruz on gun violence MORE’s and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzHouston police chief excoriates McConnell, Cornyn and Cruz on gun violence FBI head rejects claims of Ukrainian 2016 interference GOP counsel says both Ukraine, Russia interfered in 2016 U.S. elections MORE’s (R-Texas) presidential campaigns.

Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergLGBTQ groups accuse Facebook ads of spreading misinformation about HIV drugs Trump, Pelosi on shortlist for Time Person of the Year Tech finds surprise ally in Trump amid high-stakes tax fight MORE, who was summoned to testify before Congress, personally apologized for the handling of the data and the Federal Trade Commission fined the social media giant about $5 billion to settle the matter this July.