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Pokemon Go: the more EULA know

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Update Your Pokémon Go App Now to Fix That Privacy Mess

If you downloaded the original app, the EULA “demanded full access to all of your Google account information.”  Short of changing your password, it can see everything.  If you download their first update, it reduces access to your Google User ID and email address.




The app’s first update, available now in the App Store, remedies some log-in issues and works to minimize crashes, all typical early update stuff. It also, though, according to game developer Niantic’s release notes, “Fixed Google account scope.” That’s a bit of an understatement. Now, instead of potentially tapping into everything you do on Google, it can access only your Google User ID and email address.