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First American CoreLogic: Data went to unauthorized sites

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First American CoreLogic has filed suit against and is no longer providing the site with data, claiming that information it provided under a licensing agreement was showing up on at least 77 unauthorized Web sites.'s founder denies that it was the source of any data leaks, and says the lawsuit stems from First American CoreLogic's attempts to grow its competing business. A predecessor of First American CoreLogic, First American Real Estate Solutions, and's data aggregator, Live Data Group, entered into a licensing agreement in July 2005. In a Dec. 29 complaint, attorneys for First American CoreLogic said the agreement gave Live Data Group access to the company's database, which includes information on more than 140 million residential and commercial properties. First American CoreLogic maintains that the agreement gave Live Data Group the right to use the database to create property and preforeclosure reports, and provide ...