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Keynote: The toxic side of free. Or: How I lost the love for my side project

26th October 2015 in London at CodeNode

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Open Source isn't all champagne sipping, closing GitHub issues and sleeping on a bed of cash. That said, it doesn't help when you build a product that anyone can use, any way they choose, utterly unchecked, because eventually, and quickly, it'll be abused.

JS Bin is 7 years old in 2015 and it's seen an unfair amount of abuse. This is the dark story of just some of that abuse, what was done, and the side effects.

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Keynote: The toxic side of free. Or: How I lost the love for my side project

Remy Sharp

Remy is the founder and curator of Full Frontal, the UK based JavaScript conference. He also ran jQuery for Designers, co-authored Introducing HTML5(adding all the JavaScripty bits) and is one of the curators of HTML5Doctor.com.

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This session was not filmed.

Open Source isn't all champagne sipping, closing GitHub issues and sleeping on a bed of cash. That said, it doesn't help when you build a product that anyone can use, any way they choose, utterly unchecked, because eventually, and quickly, it'll be abused.

JS Bin is 7 years old in 2015 and it's seen an unfair amount of abuse. This is the dark story of just some of that abuse, what was done, and the side effects.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

Thanks to our sponsors

About the Speaker

Keynote: The toxic side of free. Or: How I lost the love for my side project

Remy Sharp

Remy is the founder and curator of Full Frontal, the UK based JavaScript conference. He also ran jQuery for Designers, co-authored Introducing HTML5(adding all the JavaScripty bits) and is one of the curators of HTML5Doctor.com.

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