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)
|12/05/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- 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 >>>