Muslim Pro said it will no longer share data with X-Mode, whose customers include U.S. defense contractors.
LexisNexis had taken data from DMVs and then resold it to other organizations that did not have a legally permissible use for the information, the complaint said.
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.
Whereas many DMVs sell drivers’ names, addresses, or vehicle information, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) sells some residents’ most personal information.
Some private investigators told Motherboard that the reasons they can give to DMVs to access drivers' personal data are too broad.
An internal document obtained by Motherboard lists the commercial requesters for California DMV data.
An internal Secret Service document describes the purchase of Locate X, a product that uses location data harvested from ordinary apps.
Motherboard previously revealed the California DMV was making tens of millions of dollars a year by selling personal data.
The mitigations are designed for government officials, but the advice itself can be useful for many more people.
ZoomInfo scrapes users' emails and feeds that data back into its product. A recent public filing demonstrates how businesses in this space view privacy laws.