Zoom Embraces Encryption for All Users

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By Rick Richardson

Zoom has reversed its controversial decision to restrict access to end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for some users and will now offer the feature to customers of both its free and premium services.

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The video conferencing app said it had consulted with rights groups, child safety advocates, government representatives, encryption experts and its security council to gather feedback.