stretch-backports is based on buster, so it won't contain anything newer than what's in buster. And buster has 0.99.2 because that was the version that was available when buster froze. There is stretch-backports-sloppy, which (AIUI) can be updated with what's currently in testing, but I don't know if andrewsh (or anyone else) has plans do upload synapse there. It may be best to ask in #matrix-debian:matrix.org. Alternatively, use the packages from packages.matrix.org. ;)
An official report for the Dutch government concluded:
“(Microsoft Office) systematically collects data on a large scale ... covertly, without informing people. … Microsoft does not offer any choice with regard to the amount of data, or possibility to switch off the collection.”
Don't use Microsoft Office, use LibreOffice instead 👍
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