(Reuters) – Scottish Swimming has apologized to its aquatic community after an online training session with its elite athletes was crashed by a ‘zoom-bomber’, who subjected around 300 participants to “disturbing content” on Tuesday.
The event was hosted on video conferencing application Zoom, which has faced a backlash from users worried about the lack of end-to-end encryption of meeting sessions and ‘zoombombing’, where uninvited guests gain entry and disrupt proceedings.
“Scottish Swimming sincerely apologizes for the incident that happened this morning during an organized Zoom event, where the aquatics community were invited to work out alongside our performance athletes,” Scottish Swimming said in a statement here
“At the end of last week we shared information about the workout across social media platforms, asking those interested in participating to log into a link that was shared publicly this morning.
“Unfortunately the link was ‘zoom-bombed’ with…
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