Pokemon Go Developer Hit With Canadian Invasion-Of-Privacy Class Proceeding

Mealey's (August 12, 2016, 12:35 PM EDT) -- CALGARY, Alberta — A Canadian woman on Aug. 18 filed suit in the Court of Queen’s Bench for Alberta against Niantic Inc., the developer of the mobile game Pokemon Go, asserting that her property has become a “Pokestop” in the game against her wishes, leading the game’s players to invade her privacy (Barbra-Lyn Schaeffer v. Niantic Inc., No. 1601-01491, Queen’s Bench, Alberta).

(Statement of claim available. Document #97-160825-010C.)

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