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The Ugly Side of Hacktoberfest

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Totally didnt see this coming.

https://blog.domenic.me/hacktoberfest/

"For the last couple of years, DigitalOcean has run Hacktoberfest, which purports to “support open source” by giving free t-shirts to people who send pull requests to open source repositories.

In reality, Hacktoberfest is a corporate-sponsored distributed denial of service attack against the open source maintainer community."

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manish srivastava

Agree, disagree but again agree but again disagree.... Anyway, keep it half agree half disagree... Atleast digital ocean hosting such event. This is enough 😀

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I have no opinion on the matter.