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NFL Is Latest Target in Lawsuits Over Data-Sharing With Meta

  • Facebook pixel allegedly tracks subscriber activity on NFL.com
  • Data sharing without consent said to violate video privacy act
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The National Football League was sued for allegedly sharing digital subscribers’ personal data with Meta Platforms Inc.’s Facebook, becoming the latest target of consumers claiming companies pass on private information to the social media site without their consent.

NFL.com subscriber Israel James of Illinois sued the league in Chicago federal court Wednesday seeking to represent hundreds of thousands of other subscribers of the website in a class action.