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.