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IPFS News Link • Privacy Rights

Zoom " the video conferencing platform used by businesses to stay afloat during coronavirus...

•, By Laura Collins

The class action, filed in California on Monday, alleges that despite the fact the company boasts of its 'appreciation for the importance of maintaining its users' privacy,' Zoom included coding in the Zoom app that allowed undisclosed sharing of personal information to Facebook and other third parties.

The suit, obtained by, states that information is shared when a user installs the Zoom app and each time it is opened.

That information includes the user's mobile operating system type and version, the device time zone, model and unique advertising identifier that allows companies to target the user with specific advertising.

The suit is the first of two legal complaints alleging the data breach as has learned of a second lawsuit filed Tuesday by a Florida resident who stated that he would never have used the forum had he known that his information would be shared.