Why I Quit GitHub

Among the bigger scandals this past week was the escalating turmoil at GitHub over its ICE contract renewal. With employees resigning and protesting en masse, GitHub is under intense pressure to put progressive politics over its profits. In this fascinating interview published in Motherboard: Tech by Vice, Sophie Haskins, a former GitHub software engineer, discusses her reasons for leaving the company. “I wanted to quit because it’s unethical to participate in crimes against humanity,” says Haskins.

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