Zoom Privacy problem Being Looked at by US FTC

Zoom Privacy problem Being Looked at by US FTC, US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons indicated on Monday that the agency was looking at Zoom Video Communications privacy complaints.

Simons made reference in a teleconference with lawmakers to questions that California’s Representative Jerry McNerney had about Zoom. McNerney and others had written a letter to Zoom expressing concerns about information gathered about registered and unregistered users and recordings made by Zoom subscribers that may be stored in the cloud.

While not directly addressing Zoom ‘s question, Simons said the agency takes its complaints seriously.

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Simons spoke to a teleconference with a House Committee on Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

Zoom Privacy problem Being Looked at by US FTC, Zoom was one of the big beneficiaries of the new lockdowns of coronavirus, with millions of workers and students using their video platform while working and studying from home.

But it has had growing pains.Zoom Privacy issue Being looked at by US FTC, the company faced a backlash for failing to disclose that its service was not fully end-to-end encrypted and said it planned to develop tools that would give more controls to meeting hosts and allow users to securely join a meeting and submit them to external review.

Below are the full MHA safe use guidelines:

  • For each meeting, create a new User ID and password
  • Establish a waiting room in the app so a person can only join the meeting when the host gives him permission
  • Allow connect feature prior to hosting
  • Allowing only Host to share Screen
  • Disabling “Make re-joining of removed participants”
  • Restricting or disabling file transfer is recommended
  • When all the participants have entered, it is suggested that the meeting be locked
  • Limit recording role
  • To finish the meeting (not just quit, if you’re a manager)

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