Use of the video conferencing program Zoom has skyrocketed since the coronavirus pandemic struck, but this surge in popularity has been quickly followed by concern about Zoom’s privacy and security protections.
With millions of people working from home during the pandemic, videoconferencing has become a necessity, and Zoom is one of the most popular programs for connecting with coworkers and clients. Among the millions of users are law firms and courts, which have been using the platform to meet with clients and conduct proceedings remotely. (In ElderLawAnswers’ recent survey of elder law and special needs professionals, two-thirds of respondents said they were using or plan to use Zoom for client video conferences.)
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