US sanctions hit GitHub developers in North Korea, Crimea, Iran, and more
Developers in several countries are finding their use of GitHub’s repository service restricted following US trade sanctions.
GitHub has implemented new restrictions on developers in North Korea, Crimea, Iran, Syria, and Cuba. Public and open-source repos are unaffected, but private and paid accounts will face new limitations.
Nat Friedman, CEO of GitHub, tweeted an explanation for the restrictions: "We have gone to great lengths to do no...