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Author: Martin Steigerwald
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Subject: Re: [DNG] Fwd: April's fools mess
Martin Steigerwald - 01.04.19, 22:25:
> 1) please give any requests for removing one of the core members from
> the project or using legal enforcement a rest. KatolaZ apologized
> already several times. So please let it go.
> 2) KatolaZ, could you repost your clarifying statement in thread
> "devuan.org is back" signed with your gpg key. I bet it may have some
> signatures from other devuan core members. Mike, is there anything
> else you need to accept this statement as genuine?

KatolaZ's mail had signatures to begin with. I just did not see any
indication of it in K9 Mail.


> Am 1. April 2019 22:12:45 MESZ schrieb Mike Bird <mgb-

> >On Mon April 1 2019 12:44:05 Antony Stone wrote:
> >> No, I have complied with my country's laws regarding personal data
> >> protection and taken "appropriate technical and organisational
> >
> >measures" to
> >
> >> ensure the security of the systems.
> >
> >You do not seem to understand security. Once there is the
> >possibility of an attack the security of the system has to be proven
> >or rebuilt. Usually this entails locking out the attacker,
> >generating all new security tokens and keys, wiping, and rebuilding
> >from trusted source.
> >
> >An email claiming it was all a joke does nothing to prove the system
> >secure even if it happens to be true. It could equally well be
> >false. Similarly Evilham's suggestion of a future offline
> >"discussion" is too little too late.
> >
> >Maybe the prankster/attacker left another easter egg or a backdoor.
> >Maybe he stole keys. Maybe a black hat snuck in while the prankster
> >was messing around. Maybe nothing at all bad happened.
> >
> >You can't entrust other people's credit cards to "maybe".
> >
> >And certainly the prankster cannot henceforth be trusted with
> >privileged access to any systems.
> >
> >But don't believe me. Talk to your lawyers.
> >
> >I was just hoping the surviving Devuan four would take responsibility
> >for fixing things before I have to invest a few months in moving
> >a lot of systems to a different distro. But as time passes with no
> >action it's looking increasingly as if they have no interest in
> >keeping Devuan viable.
> >
> >--Mike
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