The AFL has launched an investigation into the unlawful distribution of express photos of gamers which were shared on-line with out their consent.
- The AFL says an nameless particular person or group of individuals has circulated express photos of previous and current gamers on-line
- The league is providing help for the gamers affected after being contacted by a number of golf equipment
- Victoria Police stated it was conscious of the images however had not but acquired an official report
In a press release, the AFL stated it had been contacted by a number of golf equipment involved about “non-public and private photos of previous and current AFL gamers”.
The league stated the photographs had been circulated by an nameless particular person or group of individuals.
“There seems to have been vital work concerned in gathering the photographs and creating recordsdata for distribution,” it stated.
“It is very important word that lots of the photos are but to be verified for identification.”
The AFL Integrity Unit, which has been requested to analyze the matter, has contacted the eSafety commissioner to have the photographs eliminated.
It stated it had contacted the related legislation enforcement authorities in numerous states.
In a press release, Victoria Police stated it was conscious of express photos of athletes being circulated on-line, however “no stories have been acquired at this stage”.
The AFL has supplied welfare help for gamers who could also be concerned within the privateness breach.