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September 22, 2016

Get off my lawn! Pokémon Go tests global property laws


Pokémon Go took the world by storm during the summer of 2016, as animated creatures began to appear through smartphone lenses across parks, museums, shops and residential spaces. Although this has provided endless entertainment for children and adults alike, there is debate between virtual reality and property law when digital characters or structures appear on their property.
 
“A lot of people are convinced that because they own their property, they ought to be able to control the virtual space,” said Brian Wassom, a lawyer at Michigan’s Warner Norcross & Judd LLP with expertise in augmented reality.”
 
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Source: Reuters

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