Why Give Up GitHub?
- Copilot is a for-profit product. [...] Its AI model was trained exclusively with projects that were hosted on GitHub [...] Microsoft and GitHub have been ignoring these license requirements for more than a year
- GitHub has a for-profit software services contract with the USA Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
- While GitHub pretends to be pro-FOSS, their entire hosting site is, itself, proprietary and/or trade-secret software
- GitHub has long sought to discredit copyleft generally. Their various CEOs have often spoken loudly and negatively about copyleft [...] GitHub is wholly owned by Microsoft, a company whose executives have historically repeatedly attacked copyleft licensing
How Do I Give Up GitHub?
Alternative Hosting Services: SourceHut, CodeBerg (that can be used with builds.sr.ht to get CI pipelines)
Ways To Help Even Before You Give Up GitHub
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