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Tracking Athletes Online as Legal Red Flags Flutter

Friday, March 30, 2012

University administrators face a tricky situation when it comes to players on social media, balancing issues of privacy while trying to guard against the possibility that an errant tweet or Facebook posting could result in trouble. On March 12, UNC’s football program received a one-year bowl ban and lost 15 scholarships after an NCAA investigation that was spurred by a Twitter message sent by a player. (New York Times)

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