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Zoom to pay $85M for lying about encryption and sending data to Facebook and Google

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  1. novov
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    If they've lying about encryption, what else is being hidden under the curtain? I don't think I can exactly trust them after this...

    If they've lying about encryption, what else is being hidden under the curtain? I don't think I can exactly trust them after this...

    12 votes
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    suspended
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    I warned several people about Zoom many months ago. Someone here introduced me to Jitsi.

    I warned several people about Zoom many months ago. Someone here introduced me to Jitsi.

    10 votes
    1. etiolation
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      Good on you for evangelizing the better option! This was such an obvious outcome: 15-25 class-action dollars in exchange for your private or professional secrets. And there are still doctors...

      Good on you for evangelizing the better option! This was such an obvious outcome: 15-25 class-action dollars in exchange for your private or professional secrets. And there are still doctors calling patients via Zoom.

      6 votes
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    nukeman
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    Oof. Glad I almost never used Zoom (family did), and never downloaded it. Government prohibited using it at work (contractor), so I had very little exposure to it (but a lot more to Teams and WebEx).

    Oof. Glad I almost never used Zoom (family did), and never downloaded it. Government prohibited using it at work (contractor), so I had very little exposure to it (but a lot more to Teams and WebEx).

    4 votes
    1. arghdos
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      Same here for a private company. My only exposure has been (oddly) our DOE customers setting up trainings on the thing. Generally it’s one step removed from public access though, so I guess maybe...

      Government prohibited using it at work (contractor)

      Same here for a private company. My only exposure has been (oddly) our DOE customers setting up trainings on the thing. Generally it’s one step removed from public access though, so I guess maybe they didn’t care?

      5 votes
    2. joplin
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      I've actually heard some people in our company are getting WebEx-bombed by strangers! So it seems like none of them have their shit together.

      I've actually heard some people in our company are getting WebEx-bombed by strangers! So it seems like none of them have their shit together.

      2 votes