Apr 132020
 
 April 13, 2020  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Govt, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Paul Lewis, David Conn and David Pegg report:

Technology firms are processing large volumes of confidential UK patient information in a data-mining operation that is part of the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to documents seen by the Guardian.

Palantir, the US big data firm founded by the rightwing billionaire Peter Thiel, is working with Faculty, a British artificial intelligence startup, to consolidate government databases and help ministers and officials respond to the pandemic.

Read more on The Guardian.

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