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Karlston posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsReddit says it’s fixing code in its iOS app that copied clipboard contents It’s the latest app found copying clipboard info in a beta version of iOS 14 Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit says it’s releasing a fix for a piece of code that copied contents from users’ clipboards. Users in a beta version of iOS 14, which sends an alert when an app tries to copy clipboard information, reported receiving the alerts with each keystroke in Reddit’s iOS app. “We tracked this down to
Karlston posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsLinkedIn says it will stop repeatedly copying iOS clipboard TikTok was caught doing the same thing Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images LinkedIn plans to stop its app from repeatedly copying the contents of an iOS device’s clipboard, after a user highlighted the seemingly privacy-invasive practice earlier this week. ZDNet reports that LinkedIn called the behavior a bug. The app copies clipboard contents in order to perform an “equality check” between what a user is typin