At Open Source Summit Europe in France, GitHub COO Erica Brescia said: “99% of software projects are built on open source.” With 96-million open-source projects from across the world living on the service, GitHub should know.
“In these increasingly difficult geopolitical times. . . [many] companies have decided to geo-block access to their products for Iran, Syria, and Crimea, but GitHub has taken a different approach. We have left all of our open-source repositories available to developers in those countries.”