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LinkedIn sued for spying on users with Apple device apps

FILE – In this May 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks past the LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) PAPM105

Microsoft's LinkedIn programmed its iPhone and iPad applications to divert sensitive information without users' knowledge, according to a class-action lawsuit. The apps use Apple's Universal Clipboard to read and siphon the data, and can draw information from other Apple devices, according to the complaint filed Friday in San Francisco federal court. The privacy violations were...

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