This Data Broker is Selling Your Personal Data to ICE so It Can Try To Predict Crimes

The data broker LexisNexis provides U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement with tools to target people who may commit a crime.

  • LexisNexis then allows ICE to track the purported pre-criminals’ movements.
  • The unredacted contract overview provides a rare look at the controversial $16.8 million agreement between LexisNexis and ICE.

“The purpose of this program is mass surveillance at its core,” said Julie Mao, an attorney and co-founder of Just Futures Law, which is suing LexisNexis over allegations it illegally buys and sells personal data.

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