Washington (Reuters) – Zoom video Communications, which has the remote meeting application that made California’s company obscure a center for global communications in the epidemic, now finds himself fighting against political battles in Washington and Beijing.
PHOTO FILE: A 3D printing zoom logo is placed between small-person figures and keyboards in this illustration performed on 12 4 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
Even before the zoom run into the criticism from the United States legislature about its relationship with China this week, it has prepared itself for political issues. Companies based in California have recently taken on several lobbyists, including a former Trump government campaign, and added a former White House official to its board.
This month, the account zoom is suspended by the three United States and Hong Kong activists at the request of Beijing after they were trying to celebrate the 1989 Tiananmen Crackdown. Then, on Thursday, the three United States legislature required zooming to clarify his data collecting practices and relationships with the Chinese government.
“To be clear, their account has been restored, and going forward, we will have a new process to handle the same situation,” Zoom says Thursday.
The mobile app of Zoom has been downloaded 5.4 million times from Apple’s store China since the 1st, 11th of the same period in 2019, according to the SensorTower research firm.
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