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Discussion on: Should I have separate GitHub accounts for personal and professional projects?

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Stefano Canepa

I use one account with different emails, access tokens, and ssh keys. I have GPG only linked to my personal emails, and I see more issues maintaining multiple accounts.
I would suggest checking your contract and labour laws. There may be a clause stating your employer owns the copyright for all the software you create, even the one you develop in your free time. If this is true for you, having a separate account does not make any difference. I'm a software engineer, so please check with your company's legal or open-source program office.