Someone is squatting GnuPG names

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Apr 2 21:36:21 CEST 2020

On Thu,  2 Apr 2020 04:26, Jeffrey Walton said:

> Why has GnuPG not taken action? What is the purpose of allowing people
> to make the mistake?

It is free software and thus everyone may take, modify and publish
copies.  IIRC, the Jeroen once contacted me and he agreed to add a note
stating that it is not the official/primary repo.

For 25 years or so new projects register a .org domain and that should
be the first try to locate development versions.  In case of GnuPG, you
can also look into the AUTHORS file (or Debian's copyright file) to
figure out where the main developers put there work.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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