By Juli Clover, MacRumors
There have long been complaints from developers and App Store users about apps that offer limited functionality and charge high prices in an effort to scam people out of their money, and the latest trend is a glut of ChatGPT apps that have invaded the App Store.
Privacy 1st researcher Alex Kleber over the weekend did a deep dive into the Mac App Store after noticing an alarming number of ChatGPT apps from the same handful of developers, and he shared his findings on Medium. As Kleber explains, dozens of copycat OpenAI/ChatGPT apps have popped up on the Mac App Store, with “shady” developers “flooding” the Mac App Store with apps that are nearly identical to confuse consumers and shut out other developers.
For more, read the full story at MacRumors: https://www.macrumors.com/2023/04/25/chatgpt-scam-apps-mac-app-store/