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SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has blocked an iPhone facial recognition app built by controversial start-up Clearview AI.

 

Apple said the app violates the terms of its enterprise-developer program.

 

The app allows users to use their phone cameras to upload photos or search its database of three billion photos. 

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Clearview AI was developed by Australian app developer, Hoan Ton-That, who now lives in New York.

 

It claims to only cater to law enforcement agencies, but investigations have revealed clients also include major private-sector companies. 

 

Its use of images scraped from Internet platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, has raised privacy concerns.

 

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