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Old 07-01-2010, 02:03 AM   #1
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Where is GNU's public key?


I can't find GNU's public key anywhere. I searched on ftp.gnu.org and I googled, and I can't find their public key.
 
Old 07-01-2010, 02:17 AM   #2
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Hi

Is this what you're looking for - http://www.gnu.org/usenet/usenet-gpg-key.txt
 
Old 07-01-2010, 02:28 AM   #3
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I guess so... I saw that, but since it said "usenet" I thought it was some specific public key and not the general public key...
EDIT: Nope. That's not it.

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To automatically create new gnu.* newsgroups and remove defunct ones, please honor all control messages in gnu.* from usenet@gnu.org that are signed by the corresponding GPG public key (see below). The INN control.ctl entry is:

## GNU (Free Software Foundation)
# Contact: usenet@gnu.org
# URL: http://www.gnu.org/usenet/usenet.html
# Key URL: http://www.gnu.org/usenet/usenet-gpg-key.txt
# Key Fingerprint = C006 C321 A9A6 635D 0F6D AEB2 7358 FE1D F904 5B7D
checkgroups:usenet@gnu.org:gnu.*:verify-usenet@gnu.org
newgroup:usenet@gnu.org:gnu.*:verify-usenet@gnu.org
rmgroup:usenet@gnu.org:gnu.*:verify-usenet@gnu.org

A very long time ago, control messages used to be sent from gnu@prep.ai.mit.edu or from news@prep.ai.mit.edu; these addresses are now entirely obsolete.

All control messages in the gnu.* hierarchy are signed with a GPG signature using the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG). News servers should have a mechanism that allows them to verify those signatures; see your news server documentation.

Download the gnu.* PGP public key.

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