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A group of developers sent a letter demanding GitHub cancel its ICE contract, saying it puts the Microsoft-owned company at odds with its own community and values (MSFT)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and incoming GitHub CEO Nat Friedman

  • Microsoft-owned GitHub recently renewed a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency responsible for carrying out the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policies.
  • A group of open-source developers sent an open letter asking GitHub to cancel its contract with ICE and set higher ethical standards for its business dealings.
  • GitHub has yet to respond to a request for more information, but company CEO Nat Friedman has defended the contract, saying it would be wrong for it to demand to know what customers do with its tools.
  • The letter is the latest in a series of protests seeking to pressure read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com