UKIP Web Woe: It Was Ze Germans

UKIP’s current web woes seem to be a problem with their DNS records – the bit that points browser traffic or email to the right places. It’s likely to be related to the multiple errors shown here, which are not minor issues:

Basically, the bit that’s broken is handled by a very European company: Host Europe, Deutschland, who own 123 Reg.

So it was the Germans that started it.

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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