Photoshop: Please allow me to paste something onto a layer mask

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Dear Adobe Gripe #10351:

Please allow me to paste something onto a mask.
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Official Response
You can already paste content into layer masks.

1. Option/Alt + click the layer mask in the Layers Panel to load the mask you want to paste into
2. Paste the content
3. Option/Alt + click the mask to go back to composite view