App used in Iowa Democratic caucus fiasco linked to ex-Clinton campaign staffers

App used in Iowa Democratic caucus fiasco linked to ex-Clinton campaign staffers
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[Ed. – Now it all makes sense.]

The app that was supposed to help the Iowa Democratic Party quickly report Monday’s caucus results – but contributed to confusion and a muddled result as campaigns were in an uproar – is linked to Hillary Clinton campaign veterans.

Shadow, a tech firm that describes itself as a group that creates “a permanent advantage for progressive campaigns and causes through technology,” is the company that created the Iowa Democratic Party’s app. … At least the COOCEOCTO and a senior product manager at Shadow all worked for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. …

Shadow is associated with ACRONYM, a nonprofit dedicated to “advancing progressive causes through innovative communications, advertising and organizing programs.” Early last year, ACRONYM announced that it was acquiring an SMS tool called Groundbase and, out of Groundbase, “launching Shadow, a company focused on building the technology infrastructure needed to enable Democrats to run better, more efficient campaigns.”

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