ICYMI is posted every Monday recapping privacy news over the last week from around the web.
Zoom's CEO Eric S. Yuan today announced that end-to-end encryption (E2EE) will be provided to all users (paid and free) after verifying their accounts by providing additional identification info such as their phone number.
This update in Zoom's plans comes after the company announced on May 27 that E2EE will be available only to paying customers, with free/basic users to only get access to 256-bit GCM encryption.
You still don't want to use Zoom since they're A OK bowing to government censorship
Some Russian media cast the move as a capitulation, but communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said it had acted because the app's Russian founder, Pavel Durov, was prepared to cooperate in combating terrorism and extremism on the platform.
Privacy is not for sale, and human rights should not be compromised out of fear or greed.
Telegram has always presented itself as a privacy focused service but that hasn't ever been the case. Any Telegram users should be eyeing a new service if at all possible.
We are working hard to make the official product, the Mozilla VPN, available in selected regions this year. We will continue to offer the Mozilla VPN at the current pricing model for a limited time, which allows you to protect up to five devices on Windows, Android, and iOS at $4.99/month.