The MLB, NHL, and NBA may be coming back, but they're going to have to deal with a minefield of data and privacy issues if they want fans back in the stands

As the NBA, NHL, and MLB return to play, the excitement of the action is coming back to courts and fields but one thing remains missing – fans cheering in the stands.

Sports and live entertainment are among the most lucrative markets in the world, worth more than $600 billion and $100 billion, respectively. But the COVID-19 pandemic changed all that, shutting down fan attendance for sports leagues and live music events worldwide. In some cases this fan-less experience is expected to stick around for the remainder of 2020.

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