The Fakespot application, which offers to rate the reviews of Amazon products, has been removed from the App Store at the request of the e-commerce giant. It’s a great way to get a better understanding of what’s going on in the world.

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Amazon doesn’t like people sticking their noses in its business. The e-commerce giant founded by Jeff Bezos, who recently stepped down as the company‘s chief executive, recently asked Apple to remove the Fakespot app, which offered to rate the relevance of reviews left on Amazon products to spot fakes. Apple complied and removed the app from its app store.

Fakespot is initially a web browser extension that, when browsing Amazon’s site, assigns a grade from A to F on a product based on the analysis of reviews left by users. Fakespot also exists as a mobile app, still available on the Google Play Store if not on iOS.

To get it removed from the App Store, Amazon cited several Apple guidelines for developers, as publishing an app with content from a third-party service is only allowed if the third-party service has given its consent. Indeed, Fakespot displayed Amazon pages without the firm’s consent. CNBC reports that an Amazon spokesperson said that “the application in question provides customers with misleading information about our sellers and their products, harms our sellers’ businesses and creates potential security risks.” The app has been offline since Friday, July 23, 2021.

Apple, for its part, said it alerted Fakespot repeatedly, as early as June 29, that it needed to make changes to its app to avoid removal from its app store.

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