Apple’s new App Store guidelines put scammers and bounty hunters on notice
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Apple has just updated its App Store Guidelinesd, the document that tells iPhone and iPa that tell iPhone and iPad developers what kind of behavior the company will tolerate and where it’s likely to reject apps or crackdown after the fact — and as TechCrunch reports, many of today’s changes are aimed directly at scammers and fraudsters who prey on Apple users. But not all of them.
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Apple is warning fraudsters it’s coming for their entire accounts
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