maybe it was just part of liberty insurance’s guerilla marketing efforts 🥁. but seriously, if you’re the author of widely-used open-source libraries you’re not doing the movement any benefit by sabotaging your work. the current environment may not be perfect but it’s leagues ahead of the late 90s early 00s era of closed source garbage that limited movement between companies for devs. now onboarding is as simple as "here's your macbook, whats your github" 👨🏻‍💻

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@ssoper To be fair it is their right to do this and it's crazy that Microsoft locked them out of GitHub...

Just goes to show how bad NPM is, automatically updating everything without human verification can cause problems outside of stuff like this.

@gudenau concur it is their right but tons of examples out there of devs turning their open source projects into profit generating businesses thru selling of support and consulting contracts or building a viable product on top of it

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