Is lack of software freedom a valid reason for refusal?

Carsten Agger agger at
Fri Sep 22 05:33:26 UTC 2017

On 09/22/2017 07:12 AM, Carsten Agger wrote:
> I imagine a number of situations:
> * Suppose I'm unemployed and dedicated to only using free software - I'm
> offered a job where I'll have to use Windows and Microsoft Word. If I
> refuse the job because of software freedom, can I still claim
> unemployment benefit?
> * I'm an unemployed programmer and get offered at job where I have to
> *write* proprietary software - I refuse because I won't participate in
> taking users' freedom. Can I still claim unemployment benefit?
> * I want to park my car in the city, but it's only possible to pay by
> downloading one of two proprietary apps (real-world situation in
> Copenhagen) on my smartphone. Can I refuse to pay an eventual fine on
> the grounds that I wasn't able to pay?
> ... etc.
Argh, sorry abt the typos, early morning :)

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