Palantir confirm employee ‘engaged in a personal capacity’ with the company

Palantir, the US data analytics firm, has admitted that one of its employees “engaged in a personal capacity” with Cambridge Analytica, the company that obtained the Facebook data of 50 million US voters, in an apparent departure from previous denials of any relationship.

Christopher Wylie, the former research director of Cambridge Analytica, told a parliamentary inquiry into online disinformation that “senior Palantir employees” had obtained the data at the heart of the privacy scandal that has engulfed the social media company.

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