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Is Pokemon GO a way of spying people?

Post by Scarface » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:43 pm

In case you didn't know, Pokemon GO became popular a few weeks ago. Here's some news for you about how Pokemon GO can spy on your Google account, phone, and your life(I mean when you are catching a Pokemon, your camera turns on,right?). I really haven't played it myself, because I think it's childish.
http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/296574/ ... tire-life/
http://mobile.wnd.com/2016/07/u-s-urged ... ng-on-you/
So, what are your opinions? Do you play Pokemon GO? Do you think it is a possible way of spying people?
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Post by Hoang Marcel » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:55 pm

My god is a BOT! SCARFACE IS A BOT!
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Post by Elk » Sun Jul 31, 2016 2:19 am

That's a severely stupid reason to not play a game, all things considered. The main game played on these forums is about deformed pixel men shooting each other for little other reason than because they're there. Go outside and talk to some weebs, dude. It's what's hip and cool.

I don't think Niantic or Google need any more ways to spy on people. If Pokemon GO had any ulterior motives it would be to add the details of their visual databases and to record and maintain accuracy for worldwide landmarks of any size.
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Post by Formel » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:04 am

Goddamn it, people. All corporations that needed your personal info already got in other way. Keeping it secured while using mobile devises is almost impossible. So what, anyone got hurt because of that? Nope. People post in social networks so much info, so SPECIAL SPYING PROGRAMS is not needed. Stop being children (ha-ha, who I'm talking to). Just play games you like and don't mind these paranoid fools. Over.
P.S. This is my personal opinion tho. My phone is 10 years old :D
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Post by Cider » Mon Aug 01, 2016 1:59 am

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Post by Del Poncho » Mon Aug 01, 2016 1:46 pm

All those greedy corporations are spying on us! The Illuminati! The Reptilians! All of em! They want to know our location so that they can take read our minds to sell us more products!
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Post by Sol » Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:50 pm

Pokemon Go is the least of your worries, especially if you're using windows/Microsoft products
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