'Pokemon Go' Developer Wades Into Privacy Minefield

Law360, New York (July 13, 2016, 11:20 PM EDT) -- The rapid rise of the hit smartphone game "Pokemon Go" has opened the developer of the app up to heavy scrutiny from regulators and users, who may end up wielding a variety of privacy and consumer protection laws to address concerns over the type and quantity of data being collected.

Although it is barely a week old, the augmented-reality app has taken the smartphone world by storm, having been downloaded nearly 10 million times in the U.S., sending the stock of collaborator Nintendo soaring while in...
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