No Pokémon Go for Sexual Predators in New York

Aug 4, 2016 at 12:17 pm |
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Gotta protect ’em all!

Unless you’ve been living off the grid, you are familiar with the explosive overnight popularity of the game Pokémon Go. While Pokémon was originally targeted at children, many of adults have embraced the game on their smartphones. Hunting Pokémon is the new fad for all ages, but there is one downsides to this fun, inclusive game: Sex offenders and pedophiles potentially knowing where your children are going. While the game has only been around for a few weeks, New York State has already taken action.

nyc woman playing pokemon go

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All states need to evolve

All “internet enabled gaming activities” are off-limits to sex offenders on parole.

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