The new ones functions appear to have been designed to prevent "zoombombing»And protect users from unwanted visitors. During zoombombing Unauthorized users log on to meetings and interrupt them, transmitting shocking video or launching insults.
In accordance with ZDNet, as well as school supplies lessons transferred to the internet because of pandemic, several students shared their Google Meet links in class with friends, asking them to drop out, hoping they would be allowed to leave earlier.
However, it is not the only company that has encountered this problem. It Zoom, from which the phrase "zoombombingHas introduced a series of new security and privacy upgrades to try to increase user protection filters and put an end to this trend.
For example, with its recent update, it allows users to quickly lock meetings, remove participants, and restrict notifications. It has also enabled the use of passwords by default, so that participants can control who can access their video conferencing.
In its announcement, Google states that the new Meet security settings will be enabled by default for training subscribers and that the only way to disable them is to contact G Suite support directly.