Football clubs are employing cybersecurity firms to scour players’ social media accounts

Premier League football clubs are increasingly employing cybersecurity firms to scour the social media accounts of players they are looking to sign, The Guardian's David Batty reports.

The clubs are looking for evidence of "bigotry, hate speech, and other illegal offensive behavior," according to the report.

Private investigation and cybersecurity firm Kroll has a list of 1,000 "problematic words"  it looks for when trawling football players' Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social...

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