MirOS: "New GitHub Terms of Service /require/ removing many Open Source works from it"

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 00:20:38 UTC 2017

On 1 March 2017 at 23:20, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1 March 2017 at 22:21, Moritz Bartl <moritz at headstrong.de> wrote:
>> Opinions? My initial gut feeling is "I don't believe this is true", but
>> I haven't had the time to go through it and review properly.
> I would like to hear from an actual lawyer on the subject before panicking.
> (If there are substantial legal problems, I am *reasonably* confident
> Github will address them rather than everyone leaving. FLOSS is their
> marketing rather than their income, but they know it's the reason
> everyone knows their name.)

Hacker News wasn't impressed either, fwiw. Here's someone who says
they're an actual lawyer:

- d.

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