Report: Russian meddling efforts, with Illinois connection, extended to Pokemon Go

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Russian-linked meddling efforts may have extended to the popular smartphone app Pokemon Go. CNN reports that a newly uncovered campaign, called “Don’t Shoot Us,” allegedly used Pokemon Go to target locations of suspected police brutality and exploit racial tension. The campaign’s website was registered to a shopping mall’s address in North Riverside, Illinois, but there is no evidence that the site owner is from North Riverside. Russia has been alleged to have posed as The Black Lives Matter movement and...

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