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November 24, 2019, 11:10 PM

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Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian / ICIJ:
Leaked Chinese government docs reveal the mechanics of running mass detention camps in Xinjiang, predictive policing, mass surveillance, and snooping on expats  —  A new leak of highly classified Chinese government documents has uncovered the operations manual for running the mass detention camps …
Julia Carrie Wong / The Guardian:
White nationalist outlets including VDare and Red Ice TV still operate on Facebook despite its ban on white nationalism; Facebook says it is investigating  —  Guardian analysis finds VDare and Red Ice TV among several outlets that are still on the platform despite Facebook's promised ban
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
A former Facebook employee who was embedded with the 2016 Trump campaign details how he leveraged Facebook's ad-targeting tools and products to help them win  —  James Barnes is now focused on using digital-ad strategies to try to get Trump out of office  —  After the 2016 presidential election …
Yoolim Lee / Bloomberg:
Carousell, SE Asia's biggest classifieds site, to merge with Telenor's 701Search; Telenor will invest $20M and have 32% stake in merged company valued at $850M+  —  - The equity and cash deal gives Telenor 32% in combined company  — Telenor's 701Search has business in Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam
Nathaniel Rich / Vanity Fair:
Inside the collapse of Quadriga crypto exchange, as law enforcement, accountants, and Reddit sleuths try to figure out if it was a legit operation or a scam  —  When Canadian blockchain whiz Gerald Cotten died unexpectedly last year, hundreds of millions of dollars in investor funds vanished into the crypto ether.

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