RT @element_hq@twitter.com

Google have suspended Element in the Play Store without notifying us; we're reaching out to find out what's going on. Apologies for the inconvenience; in the interim there's f-droid.org/en/packages/im.vec but it's a few versions behind. We'll post updates here.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/element_hq/status/

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Store operators have a centralization bias. They control app distribution and the OSes running on phones. This controlling mindset lets them want apps with centralized services, running through their clouds and requiring approval for everything. Which can be withdrawn in a wimp.

@delta "Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely"

Personally, I'd recommend GrapheneOS with F-Droid. A secure and private form of AOSP (Android). No evil integrations included, which is a pretty good and sane thing.

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