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We made mistakes, but not ones people think: Cambridge Analytica ex-chief

Ex-boss of the controversial data harvesting firm looks back after a year in business exile

Natasha Bernal

“We made mistakes – but the mistakes we made are not necessarily the ones that people believe we made,” says Julian Wheatland.

The former Cambridge Analytica chief executive is still picking up the pieces following last year’s revelation that his company had harvested data from the profiles of millions of Facebook users without their consent.

Now, Wheatland has decided to speak out after a year in exile from the business world...

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