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Security and Privacy at the FIFA World Cup

PERSONAL PRIVACY—SOUTH AFRICA

July 9, 2010

While the 2010 FIFA World Cup has all eyes focused on South Africa for the public displays of athletic prowess on the soccer fields, an immense amount of work has been taking place behind the scenes to address the public safety issues that come with any international gathering of this size and scope. Such security measures also come with privacy concerns. This Privacy Advisor report focuses on how officials have aimed to address security concerns at a time when South Africa is in the process of reviewing proposed data protection legislation with its impacts on organizations as yet unknown.
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