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Pokémon Go’s data collection provokes privacy concerns by US Senator

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    The popularity of augmented reality smartphone game Pokémon Go has raised a variety of concerns, including a warning by the National Safety Council, urging drivers not to play the game behind the wheel and asking pedestrians to be careful while playing it.

    U.S. Senator Al Franken, a strong privacy advocate, has raised the inevitable question about the privacy of the extensive data the game collects from its users, including children, and whether the data is used for other purposes.

    [ RELATED: Experts say Pokémon Go exposes players to security and privacy risks ]

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