In this transparency report, Astrohaus aims to disclose requests for sensitive user information. At present, this report comprises a warrant canary which is a colloquial term for a regularly published statement that a service provider has not received legal process that it would be prohibited from saying it had received, such as a national security letter.
In the future, we may expand this report to cover related information like requests by copyright owners to remove works or statistics about malicious login attempts or other attacks.
Existing and proposed laws, especially as relate to the US Patriot Act, etc., provide for secret warrants, searches and seizures of data, such as library records. Some such laws provide for criminal penalties for revealing the warrant, search or seizure, disallowing the disclosure of events that would materially affect the users of a service such as those provided by Astrohaus Inc. Astrohaus Inc. and its principals and employees will in fact comply with such warrants and their provisions for secrecy. Astrohaus Inc. will also make available, semianually, a "warrant canary" in the form of a cryptographically signed message containing the following: - a declaration that, up to that point, no warrants have been served, nor have any searches or seizures taken place - a cut and paste headline from a major news source, establishing date This scheme is not infallible. Although signing the declaration makes it impossible for a third party to produce arbitrary declarations, it does not prevent them from using force to coerce Astrohaus Inc. to produce false declarations. The news clip in the signed message serves to demonstrate that that update could not have been created prior to that date. It shows that a series of these updates were not created in advance and posted on this page. Special note should be taken if these messages ever cease being updated, or are removed from this page. The current message is here: -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 Status: All good Period: January 1 to June 30, 2017 During this period, Astrohaus has received: Zero National Security Letters Zero Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court orders Zero gag orders that prevent us from from stating that we have received legal process seeking our users' information Astrohaus and its assets have never been the subject to any government seizures, warrants, or searches. We have never received any requests from government entities to install backdoors in our products and we have never complied with same. If we ever receive such a request, we would seek to let the public know it existed. Current news as of 2017/07/03: - - Chris Christie Closed New Jersey's Beaches -- And Then Went To The Beach - - Emmanuel Macron vows to lift state of emergency 'this autumn' in speech at palace of Versailles - - New outcry as Trump tweets mock video showing him beating up CNN stand-in - - Warren: Dems should campaign on single-payer healthcare plan -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- iQIcBAEBCAAGBQJZWmsXAAoJEChzSSGoQbNvckMP/33FUKEH4ny0rCmP7T2GPlVF IlIreNY1m7lFVm/J1WGVUFsqpsYYNseBTQuyFOkyXJRkNFqzMpc1K1ub8HU3+CXZ Dp/HlTQlolXE099RM3CWtCaXoIkPXWRdd0YJ49ZmNyxVNoqHMv3yW+adlf/nDa9m m8wKXPYaEu8k+bDkJoE1GUY24hkPytXiYRP8XtDKS8MGzrsYY7ck3p4kZko6D0Ci W6g9rqAib60U5Jq6ixpC6Gqii89E/DENvZVxNFOZs1deyMrT9fmSc0Cz5MeUgAGv vSSyJbLed/qs3hf/ORFwOZmzTfLmnx2nr58iuGpXcppGfmUDmoiSnsEwKlSiFOFH x3dgqgYW18kA6dvr3ghC0rfxkedpcvnG4v9u5MckpgwGgDJltaWlHJHWwhYDo6br 0LaYalYfxal2uYHToJP55nY4WkDSHl3yrdJA8YxUTkTfLsKkDhxZLmXNqzuOxQE7 iJWl7Fz4e9NUCa9Qb1fSamPiwz2prqdWe5x8AxY9qFHJvtJacUHMbm6YH110fnPE aMr1QV9vOY9nBpiR4C0VKBCKTehn1PKF6HLecQuci8oDmODvmy5XfjswoiFjk7iW +T6NLhPHTHK3PXcchvJ0xfLOpmfGuOhXjDFI0VdMiI90jnO/wU8Jd1WAjR1KfRZB 37BpIrPr0ASMHmIBjLuo =cqFI -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----