Local school board meeting ends quickly after being Zoom-bombed

Local school board meeting ends quickly after Zoom-bombed

A virtual school board meeting in the Leechburg Area School District ended quickly Wednesday after it was "Zoom-bombed".

A pornographic picture appeared while the school board was set to begin its regular meeting.

Zoom-bombing is a new kind of prank where people share inappropriate images or shout slurs or threats to try and disrupt a Zoom meeting.

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There were about 40 people in the meeting when it happened.

The school board president told our news partners at TribLIVE that they will look into having people register when entering Zoom meetings.

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