Regional News • Europe • United Kingdom
2020-06-09T05:46:01+00:00

UK has provided sensitive medical records to tech companies such as Google, Microsoft and Palantir

The government of the United Kingdom has given several technology companies access to medical data which include gender, race, physical and mental health conditions, personal contact details, political affiliation, and other data points. The data-sharing agreements have been published by the website OpenDemocracy and law firm Foxglove. In exchange for the data, the United Kingdom receives "technical, advisory and other support" from Google and the Foundry data management software from Palantir for only £1.

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