re: If You Don't Know, Now You Know - GitHub Is Restricting Access For Users From Iran And A Few Other Embargoed Countries VIEW POST

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re: A very unethical step by GitHub. If they continue to involve politics,it will have bad business consequences for GitHub . That's insane.
 

MFW people on Twitter and DEV call GitHub "insane" because they won't break federal law.

This whole situation is stupid. I doubt the Iranian government is going to be persuaded by this, not to mention the hypocrisy and lack of ethics from the government mandating this sanctions. But... most people would do the same thing if they were in the GH compliance officer's shoes. The whole reason corrupt regimes exist is because most people aren't willing to go to jail so that someone they've never met can access a web page.

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