Maybe not explicitly, but I think there is an implicit requirement and also a tradition/convention of including your email address in open source software. After all, the author has to be contacted about changes.
cURL is MIT licensed which requires the copyright notice to be shown.
(actually it's the only requirement, much more permissive than the GPL)
The government may be acting illegally, but who's going to sue them?
The EC could fine their country.
Yes. That shit does happen. A lot. About one in 10 successful lab tests works in animals and of those, about one in 10 will actually work in humans. Think it's not worth publishing of something works in mice?
On the other hand, how does one find out about treatments that work on humans but not on mice?
So what will happen to Thawte in response?
I think that depends on what government had asked them to generate the fake cert for MITM purposes.
Create a name that is pronounced how it is spelled
Devuan is. Just not in English.
This will be, what, 14-15 year old tech by now?
Probably even more since space-rated gear trails by a few years at spec parity.
Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand.