Anomaly 6 is run by ex-military and location industry veterans.
The Florida Department of Corrections is the first reported state agency to buy access to app-based location tracking tech.
Predicio is linked to a supply chain of data involving Venntel, which sells location data to ICE. Google's move comes after a Motherboard investigation.
The move comes after Motherboard’s investigation into how X-Mode gathered data from a hugely popular Muslim app.
The DEA cancelled its contract with Venntel, which obtains granular location data from ordinary apps and sells access to law enforcement agencies.
Muslim Pro said it will no longer share data with X-Mode, whose customers include U.S. defense contractors.
A Muslim prayer app with over 98 million downloads is one of the apps connected to a wide-ranging supply chain that sends ordinary people's personal data to brokers, contractors, and the military.
The IRS used smartphone location data from a contractor to try to track Americans without a warrant.
New documents obtained by Motherboard provide more detail on what exactly location data firms are selling to the U.S. government.
The data comes from hundreds of ordinary apps installed on peoples’ phones around the world.
An internal Secret Service document describes the purchase of Locate X, a product that uses location data harvested from ordinary apps.
"Americans’ constitutional rights shouldn’t vanish when the government uses a credit card instead of a court order."