“U.S. urged to probe Pokemon Go’s spying on you”

“A privacy organization is asking the federal government to investigate the spying on consumers that goes on when they play the surging Pokemon GO app on their cell phones, especially since a key player behind the software is a man whose data-collection practices raised alarms when they were used for Google’s Street View…

“As you are likely aware, Niantic granted itself full access to users’ Google accounts when it first released the Pokemon GO app. This was almost certainly in violation of the Federal Trace Commission’s … earlier consumer privacy decisions and posed an enormous security risk to millions of Internet users who downloaded the app,” the letter said.”
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