Pokemon GO – The game requests Full Permission to your Google account

 

pokemongoPokemon Go is a newly-released augmented reality smartphone game that allows players to search the real world to find Pokemon creatures.

It became the top-selling app on both iPhone’s app store and Google Play just days after its release in the US, Australia and New Zealand.

If you have authenticated via google you may be in for a suprise.  They app request full access to your account, allowing access to your pictures, history, and other personal information.

The developer is already fixing the issue according to the following article:

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-36773214

Lets hope they fix this soon!

 

EDIT:

As of 7/13, this issue is FIXED:

Pokémon Go updated to address privacy concerns

 

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