Posted on Aug 9th, 2016 by Katarina Pantic
According to the BoingBoing article, "to play Pokemon Go, you have to accede to a binding arbitration clause, surrendering your right to sue and promising only to seek redress for any harms that the company visits upon you in a system of secretive, one-sided "shadow courts" paid for by corporations where class actions are not permitted and the house always wins."
This seems to be a growing trend among both companies offering online services and various health service providers. But, there is a way out, which is to opt out of binding arbitration within 30 days from signing up. For more detail, read full story "Pokemon Go players: you have 30 days from signup to opt out of binding arbitration" on BoingBoing.