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Pokémon Oh No! Augmented reality raises specter of personal injury claims

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by Celina Kirchner
GeekWire
August 6, 2016

Celina Kirchner's article, "Pokémon Oh No! Augmented reality raises specter of personal injury claims," was published in GeekWire on August 6, 2016.

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"There’s no denying it — Pokémon have taken over the country and, thanks to the popular app’s launch in more than 30 countries over the past few weeks, the world. But the game’s launch has not been without certain glitches (i.e. server errors), publicity mishaps (Poké Stops on graves and in Holocaust museums), and security concerns (apparently Niantic Inc., developer and publisher of Pokémon Go, had full access to users’ Google accounts). But perhaps the most frequently discussed incidents are the minor, and sometimes major, physical injuries occurring as players hunt high and low in the hope of catching ‘em all."

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