re: What's your opinion on Microsoft's GitHub Acquisition? VIEW POST

re: Everyone is talking about open source, but what about all those software companies that paid GitHub to keep their repositories private? Now GitHub ...

MSFT already has tons of competitors' data through OneDrive, O365, Azure, not to mention VSTS... There is literally no way they would breach that trust, not because of any ethical concerns, but because the strength of their brand is that their sales people can call your CIO or CSO and someone will loosen the purse strings and renew your O365 contract for another 3 years. If they destroy that relationship it will basically be the end of microsoft.

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