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 TrumpTrump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE’s and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzDeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Democrats under pressure to deliver on labor's 'litmus test' bill Crenshaw pours cold water on 2024 White House bid: 'Something will emerge' MORE’s (R-Texas) presidential campaigns.

Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergNew York Times expands its live news staff Hillicon Valley: YouTube to restore Trump's account | House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference | Senators introduce legislation to create international tech partnerships Far-right misinformation received highest engagement on Facebook: study 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.