Tag Archives: Pokémon GO

Warning Issued to Businesses about Pokemon GO App

The International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers (IAITAM) has issued a warning to businesses alerting them to the risks posed by employees downloading the Pokemon GO app on a company issued phone. The warning urges companies to prohibit the downloading of the app on any devices used for company business, including phones or tablets … Continue Reading

Pokemon App Developer Sued for Failed Privacy Protections

This article co-authored with guest blogger Leonel Gonzalez, a R+C summer associate and student at Roger Williams University School of Law Niantic Inc. (Niantic), developer of the mobile game “Pokemon GO,” was sued in Florida court on July 27, 2016. The named plaintiff, David Beckman filed the complaint against Niantic claiming the game’s terms of service and … Continue Reading

Privacy Tip #43 – Pokémon players: Beware

This article co-authored with guest blogger Leonel Gonzalez, a R+C summer associate and student at Roger Williams University School of Law Pokémon GO has been downloaded 7.5 million times in the U.S. alone. It has been reported that it has surpassed Twitter. If you are enjoying the game, you should know how it is collecting and using … Continue Reading
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