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 July 13, 2016  Business

Nathan Olivarez-Giles reports:

Millions of people who downloaded the runaway hit “Pokémon Go” game to their iPhones over the past week granted massive amounts of user data to the game’s developer. The company, Niantic Inc., fixed the issue Tuesday with an app update, but the episode is a reminder of how easy it is for smartphone users to give carte blanche access to private data—and how much other information apps like this regularly collect.

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