How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World

Documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal Palantir’s role in creating the U.S. government’s international spy machine.

Source: How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World

Donald Trump may be at war with the U.S. intelligence community, but he still controls the most powerful spy machine in history. So it is at once disturbing and fitting that some of the most potent tools in the NSA’s arsenal depend on software created by Palantir, a secretive government contractor founded by Peter Thiel, the notorious billionaire who serves Trump as a presidential adviser. Using documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden, reporter Sam Biddle explains how Palantir helped the NSA take control of the world’s data.

Read more here – https://theintercept.com/2017/02/22/how-peter-thiels-palantir-helped-the-nsa-spy-on-the-whole-world/

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