Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Where Pokémon Should Not Go - The New York Times

Time for game augmentation-free zone standards; later in the article: "Pokémon have also appeared on the front lines of the fight against ISIS in Iraq, and the Marine Corps joked on Twitter that one had been spotted on a gun range, prompting some protest (and plenty of support)."
"Are there places where Pokémon should not be allowed to tread?

The digital creatures, which appear overlaid on the real world as part of the hit smartphone game Pokémon Go, have been reported at the former concentration camp Auschwitz in Poland, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. and the National September 11 Memorial in New York, provoking frustrated responses from the representatives of some of the sites."
Where Pokémon Should Not Go - The New York Times

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