🐦 Warrant canary
What is a warrant canary? The U.S. government has a legal right to obtain a search warrant and subpoena us for our users' data. Typically, such subpoenas come with a "gag order" legally preventing the company from disclosing that its data have been subject to search and seizure.
According to the Wikipedia article on Warrant Canaries (retrieved 2023-03-11):
The warrant canary typically informs users that there has not been a court-issued subpoena as of a particular date. If the canary is not updated for the period specified by the host or if the warning is removed, users might assume the host has been served with such a subpoena. The intention is for a provider passively to warn users of the existence of a subpoena, albeit violating the spirit of a court order not to do so, while not violating the letter of the order.
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San Luis Valley IT Co. confirms that all customer data stored on its servers are safe. As far as we know, there have been no data breaches. We have not been issued any search warrents, subpoenas, or similar from any agencies.
Here is a recent article to prove this statement was not pre-generated:
Ars Technica: Get ready to meet the Chat GPT clones [2023-03-11]
This canary is signed with ki9's pgp key, available here:
Fingerprint: 8C72 530E BC14 E5D1 D0E9 9F24 DF77 3B3F 4A88 DA86
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