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Apple suspends Clearview AI’s app account for violating rules.

The move effectively disables Clearview AI's app.

The app, which lets users access more than 3 billion images scraped from millions of websites, has reportedly been used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the FBI, the NBA, Walmart and Wells Fargo. Buzzfeed News found that Clearview AI allowed those organizations to go around the App Store and download its app through the Apple Developer Enterprise Program — a violation of the iPhone maker's distribution rules.

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