This is a public service announcement.

If your job uses Slack, please remember that the administrators that have been configured can view any channel and download all files and all information published, including channels that are "private" or between 2 individuals.

Your discussions are not secure and can be snooped upon, even private conversations.

In other words: there is no privacy on Slack. Period.

This is the end of this public service

(Don't ask how I know that)

@ParadeGrotesque @Lapineige on Slack our local admin cannot see private channels by default. And they cannot access to them or direct messages without an official request to Slack, that have to warn us about it. So yes, they can technically access, but nit directly and not so easily.


Congratulations! Your organization is less evil than mine, since they assigned "all powerful" admins to our Slack channels. All of them.

@ParadeGrotesque @Lapineige ouch :/ I must say, I do not trust Slack to keep my data secret, that's why I invited my favorite colleagues to my self hosted Matrix server :D


Which is also why me & a lot of friends at work use Signal for important stuff...

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