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Quitting GitHub [quitting github repository] 2021-09-02 15:58:00 Quitting GitHub

Mass censorship, privacy violations and trackings are surging everywhere right now.

Given Microsoft's acquisiton of GitHub in 2018, the temporary censorship of youtube-dl, GH's Copilot, I don't think GH is a good place to store my repositories anymore.

GitLab (gitlab.com instance) is not a good choice either because they block TOR users:

$ torsocks --isolate git clone https://gitlab.com/pycqa/flake8
Cloning into 'flake8'...
fatal: unable to access 'https://gitlab.com/pycqa/flake8/': The requested URL returned error: 403

Moreover, they have the annoying captcha and the anti DDOS things that never work which prevented me from logging in with some browsers so I removed my account there.

Have a look at these posts for other reasons:

Anyway I will keep the account for now in case I have to contribute to some project hosted on GH.

Current hostings

For the moment my repositories are hosted here: