The deadline for submitting your application form is March 5, 2022. Saturday`s settlement came after Koh let plaintiffs pursue some contractual claims on March 11. The class action lawsuit, filed in March 2020 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, is just one of many lawsuits filed against the U.S. video conferencing platform. If you purchased a Zoom Meetings subscription between March 30, 2016 and July 30, 2021, you can claim $25 or 15% of the money you spent on your primary subscription, whichever is greater. If you don`t subscribe to Zoom, but have used, opened, or downloaded the app during that time, you can get $15 as part of the bill. He also accused Zoom of falsely claiming that it offered end-to-end encryption and failing to prevent hackers from “zoombombing” sessions. Check your emails. You may have gotten something “NoReply@ZoomMeetingsClassAction.com” and probably just scrolled right in front or even deleted. You could leave $15, $25 or more in free cash on the table if you don`t make a claim.
Documentation is required to submit an application and receive money, and all claims must be submitted by March 5, 2022. Plaintiffs` lawyers also intend to seek $21.3 million in legal fees from Zoom. Users who paid for a Zoom subscription between March 2016 and July 2021 are eligible for $25, while those who signed up, used or downloaded the Zoom app without paying for a subscription are eligible for $15, WRAL reported. Payment amounts may change depending on the number of applications submitted. A U.S. District Court for the Northern District Court of California has approved an $85 million settlement in a class action lawsuit against Zoom, Insurance Journal reports. Millions of Zoom users sued the company, claiming their privacy rights were violated after Zoom sold personal data to social media companies and hackers interrupted video conference calls through so-called “Zoombombing” meetings. The settlement allowed Zoom not to have to plead guilty after promising to increase security measures. While Zoom raised about $1.3 billion in Zoom Meetings subscriptions from class action plaintiffs, plaintiffs` attorneys said the $85 million settlement was appropriate given the litigation risks.
They intend to charge up to $21.25 million in legal fees. To apply, visit www.zoommeetingsclassaction.com/Home/SubmitClaim. According to Molumphy, paid users who file claims are eligible for 30% of the subscription payment they made during the teaching period, and the rest receive about $29 each. There are approximately 150 million members of the peer class, including both paying and non-paying users, and compensation amounts may change depending on the number of claims filed. If you have a Zoom subscription, you`ll need the claim number (included in the email you sent) or the email address you used for your Zoom subscription. Once you have this information in hand, click on “Start your claim”. The whole process takes less than 30 seconds. The Covid-19 pandemic led to a wave of “zoom bombing” as hackers and pranksters rushed into virtual meetings with abusive messages and images. Now, Zoom has accepted a “historic” payment of $85 million in a class action lawsuit filed by its users, including religious groups who said they were traumatized by the disruption. The settlement is the result of an $85 million class-action lawsuit alleging improper disclosure of users` personal data and lax security protocols, allegations Zoom denies.
1. Aug (Reuters) – Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM. O) agreed to pay $85 million and strengthen its security practices to settle a lawsuit alleging it violated users` privacy rights by sharing personal information with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn and allowing hackers to disrupt Zoom meetings in a practice called Zoombombing. As part of these changes, the Company is required to develop and maintain a user support ticket system to track reports of meeting interruptions, a documented process for communicating with law enforcement regarding incidents containing illegal content, a button to suspend meetings, and the ability to block users from certain countries. To file a claim by mail, download a claim form from the Zoom settlement website, fill it out, sign and date it, and send it to the settlement administrator. In addition, Zoom said payment amounts could be reduced based on the number of valid claims. Two groups may apply. If you paid for a subscription to the Zoom Meetings app between March 30, 2016 and July 30, 2021, you can claim $25 or 15% of what you paid for that subscription (excluding optional add-ons). You are entitled to what is greater.
Applications must be submitted by March 5, 2022.