The Stanford Internet Observatory found that Clubhouse was transmitting unencrypted metadata that could have been accessible to the Chinese government without accessing the network of Agora, the platform’s Shanghai-based service provider. Photo: SOPA Images The Stanford Internet Observatory found that Clubhouse was transmitting unencrypted metadata that could have been accessible to the Chinese government without accessing the network of Agora, the platform’s Shanghai-based service provider. Photo: SOPA Images
The Stanford Internet Observatory found that Clubhouse was transmitting unencrypted metadata that could have been accessible to the Chinese government without accessing the network of Agora, the platform’s Shanghai-based service provider. Photo: SOPA Images
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Clubhouse could be exposing raw audio and metadata to Agora, its Chinese service provider, report says

  • The Stanford Internet Observatory found that Clubhouse was transmitting unencrypted data in ways that could be visible to Chinese service provider Agora
  • The audio-focused social media platform said it is reviewing its data security practices following the release of the report

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The Stanford Internet Observatory found that Clubhouse was transmitting unencrypted metadata that could have been accessible to the Chinese government without accessing the network of Agora, the platform’s Shanghai-based service provider. Photo: SOPA Images The Stanford Internet Observatory found that Clubhouse was transmitting unencrypted metadata that could have been accessible to the Chinese government without accessing the network of Agora, the platform’s Shanghai-based service provider. Photo: SOPA Images
The Stanford Internet Observatory found that Clubhouse was transmitting unencrypted metadata that could have been accessible to the Chinese government without accessing the network of Agora, the platform’s Shanghai-based service provider. Photo: SOPA Images
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