Reply to post: No chain of trust?

Et tu, Gentoo? Horrible gits meddle with Linux distro's GitHub code

Nick Kew

No chain of trust?

If you happened to download a fresh .iso, and have no or inadequate connection to the Strong Set, then you have a bootstrap problem.

Anyone else should surely be protected by a chain of trust leading at the very least back to what they originally installed, and supported by signatures within the Strong Set.

Or are you suggesting that (of all things) a techie-oriented Linux distro has no basic security in its distribution? That Gentoo is doing the spooks' bidding by laying itself wide open to the insertion of spyware, government-sanctioned or otherwise?

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