Welcome to your weekend big reads edition of the newsletter. As it’s Independence Day weekend in the USA (happy fourth of July, American readers!), news is pretty quiet, but I’ve got plenty of longer reads for you to dive into.
LinkedIn says a bug causes its iOS app to read your clipboard every time you type a letter. The iOS 14 beta exposes the process, and a lot of apps appear to do it, although it’s likely that faulty code is a common cause. LinkedIn says clipboard contents are not stored or transmitted, and the bug will be fixed soon.
Tech lobby group the Internet Association has set out its desires for a US-UK trade deal.These include any digital taxes to be introduced only after discussion between the two countries. The Internet Association was set up by companies including Facebook, Amazon, and Google.
In light of recent issues on Clubhouse & harassment targeted at @taylorlorenz, I want to share some thoughts re how difficult it will be for CH to set up an effective moderation system -- in particular, how difficult it will be to protect women & other marginalized groups. /1