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Zoom has been caught lying again, just since their Thursday statement. This firm has no integrity whatsoever.

' Zoom...admitted that it had “mistakenly” routed some user data through China, marking the latest in a string of mis-steps to cast doubt on the security of the platform. 

The Silicon Valley company ...said late on Friday that certain meetings held by its non-Chinese users may have been “allowed to connect to systems in China, where they should not have been able to connect”.

The company said it had “mistakenly” allowed the calls to flow through its two Chinese data centres since February...

Until now it has sought to reassure western critics who have privacy concerns — including that meetings may be vulnerable to spying from Beijing — that their data was not routed through Chinese servers. 


On Thursday the company had told the Financial Times that “data originating in the US stays in the US, and cross-border meeting data goes to wherever the host’s enterprise account is headquartered”. It also said at the time that it only had one data centre in China, not two. 

Friday’s statement was prompted by new research from Citizen Lab, which found that in some cases, Zoom’s encryption keys — the code used to unscramble meetings data — appeared to be being sent to servers in Beijing. 

“A company primarily catering to North American clients that sometimes distributes encryption keys through servers in China is potentially concerning, given that Zoom may be legally obligated to disclose these keys to authorities in China,” ...'
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