It is not GitHub's responsibility to require my phone number which is personal and private information. It is one thing for the office to do this, but for GitHub to gathers peoples personal information is out of hand. The less information you have the less is at risk if a data breach happens. It is not GitHub's responsibilility to manage my device. It is not GitsHub's resposibility to question where I log in from. It is not GitHub's responsibility to tell me I should have my phone glued to my hip every time I log in. Furthermore those bloody emails take forever to arive. Users should have a choice as to what how they want to login. IF someone wants to give everyone and their brother their phone number and personal information, that is their choice. Too many sites are ramming unnecessary security down peoples throat to protect us from ourselves. That is not GitHub's Job, and they are over steping their bounds! Honestly, I can do that myself and it should not be up to any company or organization to require my personal information unless it is mssion critical; like a bank i.e.
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It is called user choice, not ram something down my throat because of what someone else thinks; but that seems to be the big thing now. forcefeed setting upon users because you want to be the internet police and do what you think is best. Give users THE CHOICE TO DISABLE that stupid feature. It is getting more and more annoying, and like others will start looking for other code repositories if GitHub can't get their act together. IT IS NOT GitHub's responsibility for device security. that is my responsibility!
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