Zoom responds to backlash over privacy concerns

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  • Zoom users have been raising concerns about the way the platform handles privacy and security ever since the app began to gain traction when the novel coronavirus outbreak became a pandemic.
  • Zoom CEO Eric S. Yuan published a blog post on Wednesday acknowledging those issues and promising to address them as soon as possible.
  • For the next 90 days, Zoom will have a feature freeze and focus solely on trust, safety, and privacy.
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For better or worse, Zoom’s video conferencing software has been the center of attention for the past few weeks. As the novel coronavirus pandemic forces millions of individuals all over the world into quarantine to mitigate its spread, Zoom has been the tool of choice for both personal and professional video calls. But as a once niche enterprise app turned into an international phenomenon almost overnight, privacy and security concerns that might not otherwise have registered are suddenly making headlines, and Zoom has had no choice but to respond.

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