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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 10:54:57 +0200
From: Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: Malicious commits to Linux kernel as part of
 university study

On Fri, Apr 23, 2021 at 01:02:36AM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> Not to encourage UMN's conduct, but I'd find that the prank shows on TV 
> (let alone Youtube) are a much more severe intrusion, but somehow those 
> shows still run.

The people involved agree after-the-fact to the airing of those things.
No such thing happened here at all.

> What's more, with the pitchfork way this incident is being responded to, 
> future researchers may choose to operate more stealthily; no more 
> mailings from an edu mail address, more elaborate internet avatars (did 
> we ever prove who George Spelvin was?)

Those who need to know, know who "George Spelvin" is, that is not an

greg k-h

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