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celebratedrecluse OP wrote

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the common matrix servers have been compromised in the past, I believe through social engineering. Fortunately, you can set up your own, however maintaining the security is a hugely complicated enterprise for most people, and would totally negate the ease of use factor for those folks unless perhaps someone in their community is willing to do that labor unremunerated.

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engi wrote

that hack had more to do with how the matrix.org infrastructure worked, not the software itself

most leftist orgs I know of have at least one or two computer peeps, so I don't think that's a huge problem. it's just that a lot of the people who should know how to run things have gotten lazy and complacent toward the surveillance capitalist platforms

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