A loyalty app used to keep students in their seats until the end of Alabama Crimson Tide games is raising privacy concerns, The New York Times reports. The Tide Loyalty Points app gives points to students who attend games and additional points to those who stay the entire game. The app uses location-tracking technology to track the students once they are inside the football stadium. Alabama's athletic director said privacy concerns were not an issue when the program was first discussed with other departments and student groups. However, privacy advocates say it's "inappropriate to offer an incentive for students who give up their privacy." (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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