Turning off the ability to edit or delete posted messages

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Has anyone’s IT Pros (Teams Admins) turned off the ability for users to delete or edit their messages once they’ve been posted in Teams chats or channels?
This can be done via a policy.
Do you think there is justification for such a decision, e.g. minimising risk of lack of auditing?
I’m really interested in your views, because it’s happened in our tenant (and I’m NOT happy!).
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Personaly, dont think this should be utilized in organizations and workplaces. But there are always exceptions. Auditing can be done anyway and kept, like retention and ediscovery.
In schools maybe, so users don't post things they shouldn't just to delete it afterwards etc. There can be lot's of use cases, but yet again. Normally I don't think this is necessary.

Adam