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Banjo Quietly Rebranded Itself Following Report on Former CEO’s KKK Past

After OneZero’s investigation, Banjo became safeXai

Illustration by Julia Moburg for OneZero. Image source: Siam Pukkato/Getty Images

Last April, OneZero revealed the CEO of digital surveillance firm Banjo, Inc. was once tied to the KKK and involved in the drive-by shooting of a synagogue. In the aftermath, Banjo’s local and state contracts dried up, and CEO and founder Damien Patton was…




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Matt Stroud

Matt Stroud

Matt Stroud is an investigative reporter and the author of Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High Tech Policing. Email: stroudjournalism AT gmail

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