4 Insane Data Privacy Scandals, Just From This Month

Posted on June 15, 2019 3:19 am

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URL https://www.activistpost.com/2019/06/4-insane-data-privacy-scandals-just-from-this-month.html 

By Simon Black, Sovereign Man

For this Friday’s roll-up of bizarre and disturbing stories from around the world, we found ourselves zeroing-in on some ridiculous data privacy violations.

Soccer app spies on fans

The Spanish soccer (sigh, OK– football) league, known by fans around the world simply as La Liga, knew that most pubs across Europe showing its matches weren’t paying for the subscription.

La Liga was sick of losing out on royalties from the pirated video streams. So they turned their fans into unwitting spies.

Through a special app they encouraged fans to download, La Liga was able to secretly