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---===[ Qubes Canary #21 ]===--- Statements ----------- The Qubes core developers who have digitally signed this file  state the following: 1. The date of issue of this canary is October 13, 2019. 2. There have been 51 Qubes Security Bulletins published so far. 3. The Qubes Master Signing Key fingerprint is: 427F 11FD 0FAA 4B08 0123 F01C DDFA 1A3E 3687 9494 4. No warrants have ever been served to us with regard to the Qubes OS Project (e.g. to hand out the private signing keys or to introduce backdoors). 5. We plan to publish the next of these canary statements in the first three weeks of January 2020. Special note should be taken if no new canary is published by that time or if the list of statements changes without plausible explanation. Special announcements ---------------------- None. Disclaimers and notes ---------------------- We would like to remind you that Qubes OS has been designed under the assumption that all relevant infrastructure is permanently compromised. This means that we assume NO trust in any of the servers or services which host or provide any Qubes-related data, in particular, software updates, source code repositories, and Qubes ISO downloads. This canary scheme is not infallible. Although signing the declaration makes it very difficult for a third party to produce arbitrary declarations, it does not prevent them from using force or other means, like blackmail or compromising the signers' laptops, to coerce us to produce false declarations. The news feeds quoted below (Proof of freshness) serves to demonstrate that this canary could not have been created prior to the date stated. It shows that a series of canaries was not created in advance. This declaration is merely a best effort and is provided without any guarantee or warranty. It is not legally binding in any way to anybody. None of the signers should be ever held legally responsible for any of the statements made here. Proof of freshness ------------------- Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:51:40 +0000 Source: SPIEGEL ONLINE - International (https://www.spiegel.de/international/index.rss) Far-Right Terrorism: Deadly Attack Exposes Lapses in German Security Apparatus Opinion: This Isn't the Drill, It's the Catastrophe The PiS Dynasty: Kaczynski Party in Control Ahead of Polish Vote Time To Act: Trump's Impeachment Inquiry Is Imperative for the World Predictable Chaos: Europe Braces for the Effects of Brexit Source: NYT > World News (https://rss.nytimes.com/services/xml/rss/nyt/World.xml) Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Flee Detention Amid Turkish Airstrikes 12 Hours. 4 Syrian Hospitals Bombed. One Culprit: Russia. Typhoon Hagibis: Helicopters and Boats Rescue the Stranded Police Officer is Stabbed in Hong Kong During Flash-Mob Protests Pullback Leaves Green Berets Feeling ‘Ashamed,’ and Kurdish Allies Describing ‘Betrayal’ Source: BBC News - World (https://feeds.bbci.co.uk/news/world/rss.xml) Turkey-Syria offensive: US to evacuate 1,000 troops as Turkey advances Hong Kong protests: President Xi warns of 'crushed bodies' Black woman shot dead by Texas police through bedroom window Simone Biles wins record 24th world medal Hunter Biden to step down from China board amid Trump attacks Source: Reuters: World News (http://feeds.reuters.com/reuters/worldnews) Exclusive: U.S. could pull bulk of troops from Syria in matter of days - officials Exit polls project Tunisian landslide win for Kais Saied Poland's ruling nationalists set to win election: exit poll U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds Russia takes part in talks between Syria and Kurdish-led SDF Source: Blockchain.info 0000000000000000000a3b269b65134283e4f4e089768704b80727a31bdadd14 Footnotes ----------  This file should be signed in two ways: (1) via detached PGP signatures by each of the signers, distributed together with this canary in the qubes-secpack.git repo, and (2) via digital signatures on the corresponding qubes-secpack.git repo tags.   Don't just trust the contents of this file blindly! Verify the digital signatures!