This offseason, organizations will be forced to a crossroads that has been uniquely created by the impact of the shortened season. The challenge lies in balancing the status of their profit margins against the well-being of the relationship with their players.
Major League Baseball (MLB) has progressively adopted the use of technologies that have continued to extensively track player performance and biometric data.¹ Presently, the legalities associated with the access and protection of this data have been largely unquestioned.² However, as the advancement of technology moves forward, a new standard on data rights will need to be determined.³ This analysis will seek to evaluate the different types of data collected and examine the rights associated with each type.
There are three parts to this analysis.
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