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Cupertino based computer developer Apple has been purging "illegal gambling apps" from their App Store over the past few weeks, but the removals have apparently begun targeting some developers whose apps have nothing to do with gambling.
The BBC is claiming that the apps are being removed from verticals unrelated, including a GIF searcher and a service that lets you share video game clips. A Polish magazine also reportedly had their app pulled due to false associations with gambling. The move comes a week after Apple agreed to pull offending apps from the Danish App Store, after the country's regulator made the request in order to enforce their laws.
One affected developer is Simon Stovring, whose Gifferent app was pulled. Speaking to the British news source he said, "Apple says these apps contain gambling but they don't reveal how they have detected this. It seems like an unfortunate but honest mistake."
No comment from Apple was available as of press time.