Just a friendly reminder that in response to criticism about their frequent outages, #github deicded to hide the timeline view on their status page. That's the kind of "transparency" you are supporting when pushing your open code to their closed servers.


@yarmo meanwhile, GitHub creates a profile page to broadcasts users' timelines to anyone who asks, without those users opting in to it, and without providing any way of opting out.

GitHub: the social network that provides worse privacy controls than either Facebook or Twitter, but remains bizarrely popular with the crowd that you'd expect to be against this sort of thing...

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