Technology • Internet & Web
2020-06-12T15:00:02+00:00

Zoom has censored pro-democracy activism in US after China requested it

Zoom has censored pro-democracy activism in US after China requested it
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The video call provider Zoom has announced that it complied with requests from the Chinese government to block meetings that commemorated the 1989 protests in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.

Three sessions had attendees from mainland China and were shut down. The company has stated that it lacks the technology to exclude users based on region and therefore ended the meetings altogether, later saying that it won't comply with requests from the Chinese government in the future if the people are not located in mainland China.

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