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    How does the UK regulate data collection by sports apps?

    Mobile apps are increasingly being used by sports clubs and companies to engage with fans, clients and stakeholders. However, the data collected by apps needs to be handled carefully. The Information Commission recently issued guidance to ensure mobile app developers and operators stay legally compliant. Hayley Lawrence explains.
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    Why expanding Wrigley Field has left Cubs battling Rooftop owners

    Wrigley Field, home to the Chicago Cubs, is surrounded by rooftops on the neighboring streets of Waveland Avenue and Sheffield Avenue. These rooftops, much to the delight of their owners, offer an unrestricted and arguably unparalleled view of the ballpark and the Cubs’ home games. The rooftops, which include restaurants and bars, provide their owners with a lucrative business model; the owners charge fans to sit on their rooftops in exchange for a unique viewing experience.
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    When do sport teams' initiation ceremonies cross legal boundaries? Part 1

    Initiation rituals are commonly used to mark the arrival of a newcomer. From welcoming a new member to a college fraternity, to an academy player graduating to the first team at a football club, they are seen as a way of engendering team spirit, promoting camaraderie and invoking a sense of quasi-brotherhood. However, they also tend to take place behind closed doors and apparently some tend to fall outside society’s generally accepted rules and principles.
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    The on-going fight against Ticket Touting

    Louise Millington-Roberts, Sport, Media & Entertainment Partner at Hill Dickinson LLP considers whether the most recent recommendations by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Ticket Abuse go far enough to tackle ticket touting.
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