GitHubs new Terms of Service and What happens to my Projects now?

Update: GitHub seems to be changing the Terms of Service at the moment, as there are several different copies around now. Closed Source or non MIT/BSD licensed projects by me will stay off GitHub until they are done messing with it.

GitHub has put it’s new Terms of Service was put into effect today (2017-03-01) and with it comes a whole lot of problems, which also effect me and anyone using my projects. The biggest problem is that the new Terms of Service causes all Projects that have any kind of License to be in violation of it. Many people have already started to remove their projects from GitHub and have started moving on to better alternatives.

Since all of my projects are either CC, GPL/LGPL or MIT/BSD licensed, I will have to do the same for them too. Starting today any projects I have are moved from GitHub to my own GitLab server.

In the future, I hope that GitHub sees reason for once and doesn’t follow the greed over use path that many Companies take.

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