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Zoom worker shut down Tiananmen Square massacre meetings

Zoom worker shut down Tiananmen Square massacre meetings
Employee Xinjiang Jin “terminated at least four video meetings” on Zoom that were set up to acknowledge the 31st anniversary of the 1989 Beijing student-led protests, where hundreds of people were killed in the square and surrounding areas by the Chinese army.

Xinjiang Jin (FBI) Jin was able to shut the meetings down by falsely claiming that they were violating the company’s Terms of Service, the feds said.Jin and others created fake email accounts and made up lies about some of the users, said the feds.“The fabricated evidence falsely asserted that the meetings included discussions of child abuse or exploitation, terrorism, racism or incitements to violence, and sometimes included screenshots of the purported participants’ user profiles featuring, for example, a masked person holding a flag resembling that of the Islamic State terrorist group,” the feds said in a press release.Employee Xinjiang Jin “terminated at least four video meetings” on Zoom that were set up to acknowledge the 31st anniversary of the 1989 Beijing student-led protests, where hundreds of people were killed in the square and surrounding areas by the Chinese army.

A Zoom employee shut down numerous video meetings taking place in the U.While the feds did not identify the company that Jin worked for, a source familiar with the investigation confirmed to the Daily News that he was a Zoom employee.

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