GitHub publicly punishes co-founder after intimidation and harassment allegations

Former employee Julie Ann Horvath tweeted about her experience at the company and took her story to TechCrunch. GitHub issued a blog post stating the unnamed founder in question was going on leave.

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To marginalized people everywhere, companies are not protecting you, they’re protecting their worth. Don’t be tricked. Protect yourself.

— Julie Ann Horvath (@nrrrdcore) March 15, 2014

My only regret is not leaving or being fired sooner. What I endured as an employee of GitHub was unacceptable and went unnoticed by most.

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