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Start-up accused of undermining popular open-source tools

Kite, a San Francisco based startup that develops tools for IDEs and text editors used by programmers, has apologized to the open-source community after its code was found to include what many considered to be ads for the company. Sharp-eyed developers noticed that an update pushed to Kite’s Minimap for Atom Github page seemed to inject links in the code Minimap was looking at to Kite’s own website, and to upload scripts to Kite’s own servers.

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