The New York Times Features Article by Craig Newman on the Intersection of Cybercrime and Sports

July 9, 2018

On July 6, 2018, The New York Times featured an article written by Craig A. Newman, Chair of Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security group, entitled “Cybercrime Meets Insider Trading in Sports.” In the article, Mr. Newman discusses the increased value of confidential sports data due to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, which “opened the door to the lucrative business of legalized sports wagering in the United States.” Cybercrime in sports is not new but the recent Supreme Court ruling makes “inside information about teams and their players will become more valuable…and that’s an opportunity for sophisticated cybercriminals.”

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