Zoom Settles Consumer Claims Over Privacy for $85 Million
(Bloomberg) -- Proposed accord resolves claims Zoom Video Communications Inc. misled consumers about encryption security, improperly shared data with Facebook Inc. and failed to protect private meetings from being disrupted by hacking attacks known as “zoombombings,” according to a court filing.
- Settlement will pay up to $25 to paid Zoom subscribers covered by the class action litigation and up to $15 to individuals who aren’t eligible to submit a paid subscription claim.
- Accord also requires Zoom to improve its privacy practices.
- Settlement requires approval by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California.
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