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FindGitEmail

Find a private email address of any GitHub user

It's a well-known fact (or at least it should be) that everything you push to a public GitHub repository is public. This includes a lot of information other than just source files. Since both Git and GitHub require you to provide an email address, it should be no surprise that this information is public as well. FindGitEmail (catchy title, I know) is a simple script that queries the GitHub API and guesses a given user's email address based on their public activity. The script is a bit of a hack; sorry if your eyes are bleeding.

FindGitEmail makes it easy to get in contact with open source developers. Please use it for good, not evil.

Usage

Run this:

git clone https://github.com/ravi-sharma/FindGitEmail.git ~/FindGitEmail
python ~/FindGitEmail/github.py logicloader

If you're not looking for me, replace logicloader with another GitHub user.

The above will return the best guess of the email based on the user's event log.

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Python script that finds a GitHub user's email address based on username

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