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16 Okt 2020

Daniel Leufer, Gaspar Pisanu & Isedua Oribhabor, Access Now

Augmented reality & augmented risks: why AR is a digital rights issue

Since the hype surrounding Pokémon Go subsided, augmented reality (AR) has not been making many headlines. However... Nintendo [recently] announced the launch of a new Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit [AR] game developed by Velan Studios, and Facebook announced on September 16th the launch of Project Aria, its attempt to develop its own augmented reality glasses. In this post, we explain why AR... presents serious concerns for our digital rights.

...Nintendo’s new Mario Kart device may also collect a lot of potentially sensitive data about players – including children... So far, the company has shared no information about precisely what data are collected, whether the information is stored locally or sent to a cloud, whether it is encrypted, who will have access to it, or whether the information — or the insights and inferences made from it — will be shared with third parties.

... For advanced AR technology to work, it has to create a 3D model of the real world, and this can mean gathering huge amounts of information about us and our surroundings. ... The important thing to consider is what happens with all this data