As we wrote on July 21, Pokémon GO has exploded in popularity and, as developments occur, we will continue to explore the game’s practical, legal, and cultural implications. Check out the latest GO-related news below:
Pokémon GO has been involved in several recent incidents (ranging from amusing to hazardous).
Most recently, Iran banned Pokémon GO.
On August 6, a young man was shot and killed while playing at a San Francisco park.
- As of July 19, GO removed the museum from the game
August 1: A couple was arrested and charged with child endangerment and neglect after authorities discovered a 2-year old child trying to get inside the family home
August 1: Governor Cuomo directed authorities to ban registered sex offenders on parole from playing the game