Apple removes Wordle clones from App Store

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Apple have removed Wordle clones from the iPhone App Store. The free viral game – which does not have its own app and is currently only available through a browser sees 2 million daily users try to guess the word of the day with a limit of six attempts – was not trademarked by creator Josh Wardle and the App Store was flooded with “copycat” versions, including one by developer developer Zach Shakked who was charging a $30 subscription fee for the game. In a tweet, technologist Andy Baio slammed Zach for his actions, describing his profiteering as “gross.” He wrote: “Shamelessly cloned Wordle (…

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