Magnus Art-Pricing App Pulled from Apple Store Amid Evidence of Extensive Data Theft

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Magnus, an app promoted as “Shazam for the art world,” has run aground after it emerged that some of the data that powered the app, including art prices and images of artworks, was stolen from existing databases and from individual art galleries. Apple has pulled the free app from its store.

‘Magnus Art-Pricing App Pulled from Apple Store Amid Evidence of Extensive Data Theft’
Artnet | Brian Boucher | August 1, 2016