Palantir–Peter Thiel–Massive database used for surveillance, military applications
SCL Elections is the parent company, SCL Group (formerly Communication Laboratories) founded by Nigel Oakes, CEO, in 1993, officially closed but its website, https://sclgroup.cc, and staff still operate.
- Cambridge Analytica (Closed) Cambridge Analytica was funded by the Mercers and rebranded itself August 11, 2017, as
- Emerdata with SCL Chairman Julian Wheatland as Director and 25–50% owner, and Cambridge Analytica Chief Data Officer, Alexander Tayler 25–50% owner, later adding Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix and named members (reducing Wheatland and Tayler ownership) and added January 23, 2018: Ahmad Ashraf Hosny Al Khatib (Seychelles citizen), Johnson Chun Shun Ko (Erik Prince‘s Chinese business partner) and Ms. Cheng Peng, and March 16, 2018, Rebekah Mercer, Jennifer Mercer,with shared SCL and Cambridge Analytica addresses.
- Firecrest Technologies Limited, incorporated on March 7, 2018, Alexander Nix is director, Emerdata is ‘person with significant control.’ h/t Wendy Siegelman
- Data Propria-Trump Campaign 2020– Matt Oczkowski, CEO, Cambridge Analytica’s head of product & Cambridge Analytica’s former chief data scientist David Wilkinson.
Some of the world’s biggest brands use inSourceCode behind the scenes TechPoint By Joshua HallFebruary 3, 2016 “Even if you’ve never heard of inSourceCode, you’re probably familiar with enterprise-level WordPress development and digital marketing they’ve done on the national stage for major media platforms including TechCrunch, Breitbart and Vogue, and for no less than three 2016 presidential candidates….Judicial Watch has been a client ever since.
An early VIP partnership with WordPress’ parent company Automattic and close ties to Washington D.C. powerbrokers and have kept the phone ringing with new business leads for years.
Manship and co-founder Matt Turow worked with Seamus Kraft, Congressman Darrell Issa’s director of digital media, on what became the largest coordinated online protest ever over SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act). The trio created keepthewebopen.com and on January 18, 2012, sites including Wikipedia, Google, Reddit, Facebook, Craigslist and thousands of others went dark and directed their traffic to the Internet freedom, activism site.”
2013 Forty Under 40: Jayson A. Manship Indiana Business Journal “Co-founder of Indianapolis-based inSourceCode, Manship and his 12 coworkers write code for websites serving clients ranging from major political entities to professional sports teams. He has also done the Web work for the two “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” projects in Indiana. The Ball State University grad’s career jump-started when he answered a job ad on Craigslist that read: “A right-leaning political organization is looking to hire 3-4 computer programmers.”
He requested more information, and the next thing he knows, the new media director of the Republican National Committee is calling.
“They hired me to lead a team of five people and we rebuilt the RNC digital Web stuff,” said Manship, who grew up in Anderson. He left the RNC to start his own company with co-worker Matt Turow. The RNC was inSourceCode’s first contract. More GOP candidates, committees and organizations signed on as clients.”