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U.K. Health Department to End Data Contract With Palantir (1)

Sept. 10, 2021, 6:41 PM

The U.K. government is ending a data deal with Palantir Technologies Inc., following criticism from privacy groups about the lack of transparency on how the contracts were awarded to the U.S. data giant.

The Department of Health and Social Care put out a tender in August to shift its Adult Social Care Dashboard away from third-party providers to its own system, built by BAE Systems Plc, Europe’s largest defense firm, according to public documents. These said DHSC had until Sept. 30 to transfer the data to this platform before it would have to renew its license with ...

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