Could this be because Github is now owned by Microsoft? Anyway I completely agree, ridiculous that common people like you and me suffer because the leaders of our countries don't like each other.
It's not just GitHub, We've had this issue with most US based tech giants.
It's all Trump's fault, he's extremely biased ... Saudi Arabia harbors and supports 10 times more terrorists than Iran ever did, while half Yemen is in ruin because of Saudi sponsored war, but all of that is okay with him as long as he can ship billions of USD on weapons sales to the Saudis.
Anything they do is okay apparently, including the worst human rights violations, because they're "friends" of the US. Europe/EU still wants to have normal relationships with Iran but it's made all but impossible by the US government.
Trump's got no brain, no common sense and no empathy, worst president ever, but I'm stating the obvious. This is probably the most political comment on dev.to ever, but I don't care, the truth must be told.
It's not even about trump, this drama predates trump or even bush. Paypal and other financial providers are blocking many countries under the excuse of human rights and political POV for last 2 decades.
That must be extremely annoying, I completely understand your frustration ... can't really understand that commercial companies are so biased for nonsensical reasons.
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