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Encrypt reports by default.

suites/ascii popcon-1.60
Bill Allombert 9 years ago
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  1. 7
      FAQ
  2. 9
      debian/changelog
  3. 5
      default.conf

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FAQ

@ -20,9 +20,10 @@ A) A computer 'vote' for a package if according to the data provided in the
Q) Can submissions be eavesdropped ?
A) Yes, however if the package gnupg is installed and ENCRYPT is set to 'yes'
in /etc/popularity-contest.conf, the reports are encrypted using public key
cryptography, so the eavesdropper should not be able to decrypt them.
A) Yes, however if the package gnupg is installed and ENCRYPT is set to 'maybe'
or 'yes' in /etc/popularity-contest.conf, the reports are encrypted using
public key cryptography, so the eavesdropper should not be able to decrypt
them. The default is 'maybe' with popularity-contest 1.60.
Q) What are the privacy considerations for popularity-contest ?

9
debian/changelog

@ -1,3 +1,12 @@
popularity-contest (1.60) unstable; urgency=low
* Encrypt reports by default:
+ default.conf, FAQ:
- Set ENCRYPT=maybe by default and document it.
As a consequence, reports are now compressed by default. Closes: #149425
-- Bill Allombert <ballombe@debian.org> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 09:29:57 +0200
popularity-contest (1.59) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/cron.daily:

5
default.conf

@ -10,13 +10,14 @@
#
PARTICIPATE="no"
# ENCRYPT can be one of "yes" or "no".
# ENCRYPT can be one of "yes", "maybe" or "no".
# If "yes", reports are encrypted using public key cryptography.
# This protects against eavesdroppers when the report is transmitted.
# However reports can only be read by the popcon server.
# This requires the package gnupg to be installed.
# If "maybe", reports are encrypted only if gnupg is available.
#
ENCRYPT="no"
ENCRYPT="maybe"
# KEYRING and POPCONKEY specify the key to use for encryption.
# They should not be changed for propoer operation with

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