(SANTA CLARA, CA, 4/30/2020) – Fight for the Future, Surveillance Technology Oversight Project, Inc., Kairos, XLab, Media Alliance, Color Of Change, the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA), and Bruce Schneier will host a press conference on Zoom today at 8:45am PT.
Zoom’s service has exploded in popularity. While the company has made some security improvements, they haven’t committed to the technology that’s indispensable to every safe online platform: default end to end encryption (E2EE). At the press conference, groups will speak to on-going security concerns with Zoom and security technologist, Bruce Schneier, will provide a technical explanation of how E2EE for video conferencing is possible.
WHO: Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist. Evan Greer, Deputy Director of Fight for the Future, Albert Fox Cahn, Executive Director of Surveillance Technology Oversight Project, Inc., Jelani Drew-Davi, Campaign Manager at Kairos, Sascha Meinrath, Director of X-Lab, Tracy Rosenberg, Executive Director of Media Alliance, FolaSade Pyne, Campaign Manager at Color Of Change, and Sameena Usman, Government Relations Coordinator at CAIR-SFBA.
WHAT: Press Conference Calling for Zoom to Implement Default End to End Encryption
WHEN: Thursday, April 30 at 8:45am PT
WHERE: On Zoom. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for access to the Zoom video press conference.
CAIR-SFBA is an office of CAIR-CA, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice and empower American Muslims.
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