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Iran is the first country to ban Pokemon Go

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Iran has become the first country to ban the hugely popular Pokemon Go. The decision was made by The High Council of Virtual Spaces, the wonderfully-named authority on such things..

According to the BBC, the ban is related to "unspecified security concerns" after "[r]eports last month said Iranian authorities were waiting to see to what extent the game's creators would co-operate with them before making a decision on banning it."

Iran isn't the only concerned nation, just the first to ban the game. Remember that Russia fears it is a CIA psyop meant to destabilize the country.

Pokemon Go banned by Iranian authorities over 'security' [BBC]

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