I am using Chrome 87 with Jitsi Meet 2.0, but I have noticed this behavior too with other setups. When I first enter a room, Chrome asks for the following permissions:
Even if I click "Block" to deny these permissions, Jitsi still appears to have access to my entire screen when I click the "Share your screen" button, including other applications and even different virtual desktops. I looked through Chrome's settings, but I couldn't find anything related to screen sharing in the "Privacy and Security" section.
This raises the following questions:
- How did Jitsi get access to my entire screen?
- Why didn't Chrome ask me for permission to do so?
- Can other websites do this too, perhaps even without me knowing?