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Video conferencing app Zoom has suffered a major setback on the privacy issue. The company will have to pay damages of $ 85 million (Rs 632 crore) to its subscribers in the US. This has come to the fore in a Bloomberg report.
Zoom failed to mislead about safety and prevent hacking attacks
According to a court filing, Zoom Video Communications Inc. has been accused of misleading its users about encryption security, improperly sharing data with Facebook, and failing to prevent a hacking attack known as “zoombombing” private meetings. Is charged.
Paid subscriber will have to pay 25 dollars
As a settlement, it is being talked about paying $ 25 to the paid subscriber of Zoom and $ 15 to the non-paid subscriber. That would require approval from District Judge Lucy Koh of San Los California. The company has been asked to improve privacy practices.
Recently, Amazon was fined Rs 6,545 crore
Earlier, the Luxembourg Authority had fined the e-commerce company Amazon $ 88 million (Rs 6.54 thousand crore). The company was accused of breaking the European Union data protection rule. The Luxembourg National Commission fined Amazon on 16 July. Amazon gave this information in a securities filing.