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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

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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...
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