The mobile app has taken us by storm and the momentum isn't over just yet - so far Pokemon Go is only available in a handful of countries including the U.S., Australia and New Zealand! Players trying to log in via their Trainers Club account would automatically get locked out due to a flaw in Pokemon Go's programming. You can't catch Pokemon. You try and capture monsters that are hidden in that world. This means it not only had access to your basic information, but it could see your e-mails, write e-mails as you, basically everything you'd normally be able to do with your Google account. Al Franken (D-Minn.) sent a letter to Niantic, the company behind Pokemon Go, posing a series of questions to clarify how the company will handle user information.
Those in Germany using either iOS or Android will find that the Pokemon Gogame is now available to download from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store, respectively.
To halt the company from using any information, reach out to this email address to submit a request.
That data "can then be shared with [the app provider] and "third party service providers"... for a non-exhaustive list of purposes". Since using the VPN to download the game is usually ineffective, you can download the game from the following links. iPhone users will have to wait for an official release unless they prefer jailbreaking their devices.
If it says "Full Account Access" click the REMOVE button nearby.
They are everywhere. Pikachu and Venusaur and the many characters of Pokémon are taking over virtual spaces and being captured by fans with a smartphone and the downloadable Pokémon Go app by Niantic and Nintendo. V1.0.1 now only asks to see your email addresses and your basic information.