Palantir Technologies reports and documents

Mark Harris filed this request with the Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller of Los Angeles County, CA.


From: Mark Harris

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all contracts with Palantir Technologies Inc, aka Palantir.
Any research, interviews, reports or analysis generated prior to Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller selecting Palantir as a vendor.
Any audits, progress statements, performance assessments, or internal or external reports concerning Palantir’s software, hardware or services for Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller.
Any summary documents detailing annual payments to Palantir.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Mark Harris

From: Campbell, Robert

Mr. Harris,
This is in response to your November 22, 2016, Public Records Act request submitted to the Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller seeking records related to Palantir Technologies Inc. A copy of your request is below.
Please be advised that, pursuant to California Government Code section 6253(c), additional time up to fourteen (14) days is needed to respond to your request, based on the existence of unusual circumstances. Such unusual circumstances include the need to search for, collect, and appropriately examine a voluminous amount of separate and distinct records. Therefore, we expect to provide you with a determination on or before December 16, 2016, as to whether or not we are able to identify any disclosable public records responsive to your request as well as any anticipated costs.
Robert Campbell
Department of Auditor-Controller<>

From: Campbell, Robert

Good Morning Mr. Harris,

Pursuant to your request, please find the attached four (4) documents. In addition, narrative responses to your specific inquiries are interlineated below.

In cases where the Auditor-Controller does not have responsive records, we suggest you inquire with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for additional information.

Public records requests to the Sheriff may be directed to:

Los Angeles County Sheriff
Risk Management Bureau
Phone: (323) 890-5439


Robert Campbell
Department of Auditor-Controller<>