'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 the process drawing sharp criticism and inquiries from privacy advocates concerned with what kinds of...

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