August 22, 2019

The war inside Palantir: Data-mining firm’s ties to ICE under attack by employees

Featuring Kara Frederick

Source: The Washington Post

Journalists Elizabeth Dwoskin, Douglas MacMillan

Alex Karp faced a dilemma last year, when employees of the data-mining company Palantir confronted the chief executive with their concerns over a partnership with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to three people familiar with the incident.

Palantir provided digital profiling tools to the federal agency as it carried out President Trump’s increasingly controversial policies for apprehending and deporting undocumented immigrants, troubling more than 200 employees who signed a letter to Karp, the people said.

Read the full article and more in The Washington Post.

Authors

  • Kara Frederick

    Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Kara Frederick is a Fellow for the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Kara helped create and lea...