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Reasons not to use Zoom

Zoom is unjust, first of all, because it requires users to run a nonfree client program. Using a nonfree program puts you under the power of its owner — in this case, Zoom. That power includes the power to make the program mistreat users and limit users.

In the case of the Zoom program, that power stops users from adapting the program to use some other server instead of Zoom's server. Zoom's server mistreats users in various ways. I've just begun to build up this file; more instances will follow.