#Github #Copilot gives an idea why #Microsoft paid so much for Github. They were after data: Tons of food for their AI, millions of contributors that now 'work' for MS for free.
You publish your code under GPLv3, even AGPLv3? So what? The AI learns from your code and uses it to generate code that is possibly proprietary. Does #GPL forbid this practice? (I don't think so)

That's the M$ way to break copyright law.

It's time for alternatives like @codeberg .

@t0k GitHub doesn't have to care about any license you're using, when pushing code to github you're giving them a license, see https://docs.github.com/en/github/site-policy/github-terms-of-service#4-license-grant-to-us

@lanodan @t0k Do note that the license is to distribute, not to use, and believe you would need a license to use for training a ML model.

@ignaloidas @t0k Uuuh.

> If you set your pages and repositories to be viewed publicly, you grant each User of GitHub a nonexclusive, worldwide license to use, display, and perform Your Content through the GitHub Service and to reproduce Your Content solely on GitHub as permitted through GitHub's functionality (for example, through forking).
> You may grant further rights if you adopt a license. If you are uploading Content you did not create or own, you are responsible for ensuring that the Content you upload is licensed under terms that grant these permissions to other GitHub Users.
@ignaloidas @t0k Actually now that I'm even more carefully reading it than usual… are they throwing out the restrictions on licenses?

@lanodan @t0k If that is the case (which I belive is not) than they can use any AGPL'd code hosted there from what I read. Which is very obviously wrong.

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