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4 july 2020 16:36:25

Reddit fixes iOS clipboard reading
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`We do not store or send the pasteboard contents` What you need to know Reddit is the latest app to amend its code over clipboard snooping. It says a fix will be released on July 14. A feature used to check URLs and suggest titles for posts was reportedly to blame. Reddit has said it will fix an issue in its code that was causing its iOS app to read a user`s clipboard contents. As reported by 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 a codepath in the post composer that checks for URLs in the pasteboard and then suggests a post title based on the text contents of the URL,` a Reddit spokesperson wrote in an email to The Verge. `We do not store or send the pasteboard contents. We removed this code and are r...

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