GitHub is on a mission to accelerate human progress through developer collaboration. We do that by empowering our own employees to use their creativity to learn, play, and build great things. We believe that employers
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a 22-year old United States law meant to strike a complicated balance between art, code, and speech on the net — impacting users of platforms like GitHub. DMCA
As part of GitHub’s commitment to developers, we open source the policies that govern our platform and welcome feedback at any time in our site-policy repository. When we make material changes to these policies, we
November 3 is election day in the U.S. Early voting is available in most states. If you haven’t yet, make a plan to vote. If you’re an employer in the U.S., make sure employees have
We regularly update our policies to reflect the evolution of our products, changing legal requirements, and user feedback. In this update, we’ve made some changes to our Terms of Service, Privacy Statement, and other site
As policymakers grapple with how to address hate speech and disinformation on the internet, they’re eying the legal structure underpinning collaborative software development: legal safe harbors. These safe harbors protect online platforms from liability for
Ensure your neighbors have the right to vote: A software engineer volunteers at his local elections office
This post is the second in a series on access and the U.S. elections. Hear from Software Engineer and GitHub Senior Director of Strategic Programs, Kyle Daigle, on his experience volunteering at his local election office.
Register, vote, and volunteer to make an impact during the U.S. 2020 elections.