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Palantir: NHS says future deals ‘will be transparent’

Palantir: NHS says future deals ‘will be transparent’

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Getty ImagesThe NHS has promised transparency in any future deals with US data firm Palantir after the coronavirus pandemic.It follows a lawsuit by Open Democracy which accused the NHS of “sneaking through” a £23m contract with the firm.The group said it had won the lawsuit, because "the government finally caved".But the NHS maintains it always acted legally, and that campaigners dropped the case “when they realised they didn’t have a leg to stand on”.The lawsuit was withdrawn by Open Democracy and the NHS clarified it would follow the proper process in future.Palantir: The controversial firm now worth £17bnNHS faces legal action over data contractPalantir helps analyse huge volumes of data generated by governments and businesses, and sorts through the information for useful insights, patt...