Jan 13, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Palantir says it won't build a Muslim registry

Forbes has a new interview with Palantir CEO Alex Karp, where he flatly denies that his company would ever take part in building a Muslim registry for the Trump administration.

Why the worry?: Palantir was partly funded by the CIA and has numerous alphabet soup agencies as clients. Toss in Gawker's report last month that the company built Customs and Border Protection a system that tracks immigrants.

And don't forget: Trump advisor Peter Thiel is Palantir's chairman.

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