Update: US government investigates Zoom's multi-billion dollar offer for Five9

The involvement has stemmed from national security concerns

Kelsey Rees
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Update: US government investigates Zoom's multi-billion dollar offer for Five9

The US government says it is investigating Zoom's bid to acquire cloud-based call centre operator Five9 for $14.7bn (€12.4bn). The Committee for the Assessment of Foreign Participation in the United States Telecommunications Service Sector has been requested to review the acquisition on behalf of the US Department of Justice (USDOJ). The committee has been asked to determine whether the acquisition poses a risk to the national security or law enforcement interests of the United States. "USDOJ...

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