The head of communications suspected the creators of Pokemon Go in connection with special services

Minister of communications and mass communications of the RF Nikolay Nikiforov suspect that in creating the game Pokemon Go could involve the security services who would like to get interested in their video.

“Some talented guys created a talented. Don’t want to make another batch, splash in the media, but I have a suspicion that this app is created, including with the participation of some special services that collect video information on the territory of all countries of the world” — quoted by TASS statement Nikiforova on the forum “Territory meanings on the Klyazma”.

He also said that modern operating systems are controlled by foreign companies. “Try to understand what is happening in our smartphone or channel of communication during the game with pokemon is almost impossible without having to reduce the share of foreign software operating systems,” — said the Minister.

However, he noted that he does not consider it necessary to deal with locks or other controls game Pokemon Go.

Company Niantic Labs 6 Jul released for licensing from The Pokemon Company game with elements of augmented reality Pokemon Go. She appeared in the shops of mobile applications App Store and Google Play. The game is officially available in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Germany and the UK. In the near future developers promised to release a version of the game for a number of other countries, including Russia. Currently wishing to play in Russia can install an unofficial version of the game.

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Downloads Pokemon Go in the AppStore and Google Play exceeded 15 million, while the number of daily users exceeded 20 million. The game has broken records of popularity. After release, the value of securities of the Japanese manufacturer of video games Nintendo has shown a record in its history of growth — by 70%: from 6 to 14 July, the capitalization on the Tokyo stock exchange rose to $33.9 billion (as of 19:00 GMT July 14). Daily brings game creators more than $1.6 million, follows from the calculations SensorTower. Despite the fact that the game is free, after you catch a certain number of pokemon and continue the game, users need to pay.