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Berlin university ordered to stop using Cisco’s Webex videoconferencing tool

By Cynthia Kroet
  • 13 Sep 2022 14:54
  • 13 Sep 2022 14:54
Berlin’s Freie Universität has said it will talk to the state data watchdog, after it was ordered last month to stop using videoconferencing software Cisco Webex by the end of September due to data protection compliance questions.

If the university fails to act by Sept. 30, a prohibition procedure might begin, the

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Cynthia Kroet

Senior Correspondent

Cynthia covers technology and telecom for MLex in Brussels. She previously reported on EU politics and transport policy, as well as Dutch and Belgian politics at newspaper European Voice and publication Politico in Brussels. Prior to that Cynthia worked as a TV and radio producer and multimedia journalist in the Netherlands and UK. Cynthia has degrees in European Studies and Journalism from The Hague University and Leiden University.

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