FTC Settles With Zoom Over False Promises of E2E Encryption
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with meteoric video conferencing service Zoom over what the Commission alleged was misleading advertisements of its end-to-end encryption. The company marketed its services as having E2E encryption protection when, in fact, Zoom offered a lower level of encryption protection. The FTC’s settlement will “require the company to implement a robust information security program to settle allegations that the video conferencing provider engaged in a series of deceptive and unfair practices that undermined the security of its users.” (Aaron Tilley / Wall Street Journal)