31 Oct '16, 4pm

Judge Rules in Favor of Palantir in Lawsuit Against US Army

WASHINGTON -- In what could be a big blow to the Army’s way forward in developing its internal intelligence software suite -- which has been long been marred by controversy -- a presiding judge in a lawsuit brought by Palantir Technologies protesting the Army’s acquisition efforts for the system has ruled in favor of the Palo Alto-based company, a source affiliated with Palantir has confirmed. Palantir filed a bid protest in the US Court of Federal Claims against the US Army June 30 for issuing what it says was an unlawful procurement solicitation for the service’s next iteration of its internally developed intelligence software suite that shuts the company’s commercial offering out of the competition. The protest -- filed through Palantir’s lawyers Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP -- argues that the lawsuit was necessary because the Army should be stopped from moving forwar...

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