Iran is first to ban Pokémon Go
Iranian authorities banned popular game Pokémon Go
Iran’s Supreme Council of the virtual space made this decision, the official agency supervising the online activity of people, reports BBC Russian Service.
Officials claim that they took the decision "for security reasons".
Iran was the first country to impose a complete ban on Pokémon Go.
Last month it was reported that the Iranian authorities talked with the creators of the game to understand how they are willing to cooperate with them, before taking the decision to ban the app.
Indonesia previously banned the police to play during operations, and the Israeli authorities have taken a similar decision with regard to military personnel on military bases.
The authorities of the State of New York banned the Pokémon Go for sex offenders.
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