Distribution of Pokemon GO in Italy

Codacons (Coordination of the associations for the defense of the environment and the rights of users and consumers) is an association founded in 1986 to protect consumers and the environment. Its founder and president Carlo Rienzi, who recently reached a very hot topic: the new application Pokémon Go.

Right on the Codacons site you can read the words of Rienzi: “Games of this type represent a real danger because they are used at any time of the day and distract the players from the due attention to the road and the surrounding environment. We think of those who use the app driving a car, but also for pedestrians and cyclists on the hunt for Pokemon who are at risk of being knocked down because you were to look at your mobile screen and not the sidewalk, the pedestrian crossing and the road where they walk ” .

A woman plays the Pokemon Go mobile game on her smart phone in a car in Berlin on July 13, 2016. The Pokemon Go mobile gaming craze reached European fans with players in Germany the first to get their hands on the augmented reality sensation. / AFP / dpa / Sophia Kembowski / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read SOPHIA KEMBOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

And the conversation continues, touching on a hypothesis that will Frustrate Pokémon fans: “In light of recent incidents in Italy we decided to present a complaint to the prosecutor of Rome, to open an investigation for” attack on transport security ” and check if the application in question can be a danger in accordance with the Highway Code. At the same time we turn to the Ministry of Transport to take the appropriate measures necessary for the protection of road users, including – if necessary – the total ban on the dissemination of the app “Pokémon Go” on Italian territory “.

This picture taken on July 26, 2016 near the Louvre museum's pyramide in Paris shows the 'Pokemon Go' app on the screen of a smartphone. The virtual hunt game "Pokemon Go" is officially available in France since July 24, 2016. The smartphone app has now been launched in more than 40 countries, including the US and much of Europe. The free app uses satellite locations, graphics and camera capabilities to overlay cartoon monsters on real-world settings, challenging players to capture and train the creatures for battles. / AFP / Thomas SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

At this point it is added just the ASAPS (Friends Association Supporters Traffic Police), which through its website required more pervasive interventions, such as more control and more severe penalties for “inhibit operation of the app while driving”, seen as “threat to the system of mobility”. There is even talk of “kidnapping cell for at least a month and extend its ban on the use of the app accompanying persons inside the passenger compartments of vehicles, as well as to pedestrians during road crossings also on the strips.”

Who knows what will be the fate of the much-loved application, untill that  you are safe to use the Pokemon go hack app.

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