Should we continue to use — and promote the use of — Zoom at institutions and organizations that stand for liberal democratic values when Zoom has been discovered terminating accounts and disrupting video calls about the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre of pro-democracy activists? Obviously, we should find something else.
From The Washington Post:
Prosecutors said the China-based executive, Xinjiang Jin, worked as Zoom’s primary liaison with Chinese law enforcement and intelligence services, sharing user information and terminating video calls at the Chinese government’s request.
If our organizations believe in free speech then it behooves us to tell our organizations about Zoom.
Zoom continues to fail us and mark my words, this will not be the last time we hear that this corrupt company is in the news.