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Any chance anyone is up for a "happy hour?" There are a lot of communities out there doing Zoom meetings to chat about all sorts of stuff and have a drink. This isolation stuff has made it socially acceptable to drink on the Internet haha!

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This sounds like a good idea in theory, but Zoom? 

It's a well documented privacy nightmare and I for one will not ever be installing it or even using the web client.

 

Plenty of alternatives that are far more trustworthy and work just as well. Jitsi for starters.

 

If it's almost anywhere but Zoom (or Facebook) I'd be in for some internet drinking 🙂

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There are some simple things you can do to lock down your Zoom meetings. I only mentioned Zoom specifically because people will know what I mean. Imagine posting, "Hey, who wants to Jitsi?"

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Nice idea, I know there have been a few of these filmmaker zoom/hangouts already. They have mainly been based in the US timezone.

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