🗣️ Our CPO, Patrick Alberts, has been busy at the European Police Congress.
Taking part in the P20 panel & presenting a prototype live demo, he's been in his Element showcasing how Element helps leverage Matrix for secure, interoperable messaging across Germany's police forces 🔒
@element like all police, european police brutalize immigrants, control trade of drugs and medicine, and kick poor people out of housing when they can't afford the rent. working with them is bad, because you are supporting this bad behavior!
@element Enabling European policing is enabling racial profiling, enabling the targeting of activists (your main user base) and enabling an institution that has historically been and continues to be aligned with the far right.
@element …and here's another photo of your cpo, patrick alberts, being busy at the european police congress.
@element sure, work with the people that don't want us to have encrypted communication in the first place. Brilliant move.
@element So what I'm getting from this is I need to stop using Element with my ESL students immediately, because the entirety of the police forces in my entire country are one mediocre excuse or bad election away from kidnapping and/or shooting any nonwhite immigrant regardless of immigration status, and you're eager to help spy on potential police violence victims. Is that accurate?
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