What if litmus tests become common?

You’re applying for a job.

On the application they want to know your position on various human rights issues.

You believe your values don’t match the “correct” answers for this employer. Do you…

Lie about your values.

Answer truthfully, knowing you won’t get the job.

Refuse to answer.

Walk out of the interview and call a lawyer.

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About Dave Winer

Dave Winer, 54, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.
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