Spanish data protection agency fines La Liga for app misuse.

Spanish soccer league La Liga has been fined for inappropriately using its app to catch illegal streaming. The Spanish data protection agency charged La Liga with a fine of 250 thousand euros for violating several EU laws on transparency and data privacy, and ordered the app’s removal by June 30th. The popular app — used by over four million in Spain for displaying game results — was found to be tapping into the location data and microphones of users to find bars that were illegally broadcasting games.

Source: Engadget

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