Spanish football league defends phone 'spying'

Spanish football league defends phone 'spying'
 

Spanish football league La Liga has defended the privacy policy of its app after admitting it was accessing the microphone and GPS of Android users.
It said it had been trying to track down venues illegally broadcasting matches, by matching audio data and phone location.
The app, downloaded more than 10 million times on the Google Play Store, has been criticised by fans.
La Liga said it wanted to "protect clubs and their fans from fraud".
The broadcasting of football matches in public places without a paid licence cost the game an estimated 150 million euros (£132m; $177m) a year,... read more

 
12 June 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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