Filmmaker Oliver Stone warns that ‘Pokemon Go’ could lead to totalitarianism

The acclaimed director, whose new movie about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is set to release soon, criticised the augmented reality game as the latest sign of “surveillance capitalism”. He said the emerging phenomenon, where citizens are willingly surrendering their privacy to corporations, which then profit off it, will eventually lead to a totalitarian robot society.

Written by Shaik Zakeer Hussain

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