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Also found was a large cache of Reddit posts, saved as text: It would ultimately take days, from June 12th to June 14th, for Vickery to download 1.1 TB of publicly accessible files, which included two critical directories titled “data_trust” and “target_point.” Deep Root Analytics, the Republican data firm which created and maintained the exposed data warehouse, was co-founded in 2013 by Alex Lundry, a Republican campaign data scientist who had served as data director in Mitt Romney’s unsuccessful 2012 presidential campaign.
Following the formal conclusion of GOP primary season in July 2016 with Trump’s nomination, the RNC would move quickly in coordinating their data team’s efforts with those of the Trump campaign in the upcoming general election fight against Hillary Clinton.Less clear was the significance of intriguing but inaccessible files, such as one titled “for_strategy_xroads_updated_FINAL” - which may refer in some capacity to American Crossroads, the Super PAC co-founded by former George W.Bush adviser Karl Rove that was very active in 2016 electoral financing.“For me, it’s not this great example of an issue related to church and state,” he said. I don’t think it has anything to do with editorial independence and editorial integrity.But if I’m the Guild and I think I can leak a document to get reporters’ attention, this was a nice one toleak.” Pearlstine told me he had no role in writing the ranking system.
“This was something I learned about after I learned about it on Gawker,” he said. That’s a legitimatequestion.” For Time Inc., a storied publisher that all but created the idea of “church-state,” these questions come at a pivotal moment as it charts a path as an independent company.