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The insta-obsession over “Pokémon Go” hasn’t just forced gamers to leave their homes and explore the outside world, it’s also yielded a teachable moment about privacy.
After Niantic’s smartphone game took off, Adam Reeve, principal architect at the Baltimore security-analytics firm Red Owl, saw something squirrelly in its iOS version. His Google settings showed that signing into “Pokémon Go” with his Google account had given the game access to almost all of his Google account’s information