US sanctions force GitHub to block developers based in Iran, Crimea and Syria

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Microsoft-owned GitHub is the world’s largest host of source code

GitHub CEO Nat Friedman says the company has to block developers in sanctioned countries to comply with US laws

GitHub has blocked developers in several countries from accessing some sections of the service due to new US sanctions. On Friday, a large number of users based in US-sanctioned countries, including...

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