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Are you OK with software you write being used for illegal, immoral, or unethical purposes?

Survey period: 14 Oct 2019 to 21 Oct 2019

Our options for controlling how our users use our software is limited, but if you had the choice how would you vote? (Here's a refresher on immoral vs unethical)

OptionVotes% 
I'm OK with it being used for illegal purposes648.91
I'm OK with it being used for (what I consider) unethical purposes486.69
I'm OK with it being used for (what I consider) immoral purposes527.24
I don't have an opinion either way9813.65
I'm NOT OK with my software being used for illegal, immoral, or unethical purposes52873.54
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralAbsolutist questions in a relativistic world Pin
Ed Thompson 21017-Oct-19 2:32
MemberEd Thompson 21017-Oct-19 2:32 
GeneralTo kill or let live Pin
Member 798912217-Oct-19 0:59
MemberMember 798912217-Oct-19 0:59 
GeneralI wrote software for a Bank Pin
Mycroft Holmes16-Oct-19 15:48
professionalMycroft Holmes16-Oct-19 15:48 
GeneralChef, Sugar, and ICE Pin
MadMyche16-Oct-19 6:13
mveMadMyche16-Oct-19 6:13 
GeneralI have no real control over how my software is used Pin
Daniel Pfeffer16-Oct-19 0:04
professionalDaniel Pfeffer16-Oct-19 0:04 
GeneralRe: I have no real control over how my software is used Pin
Slacker00716-Oct-19 1:57
professionalSlacker00716-Oct-19 1:57 
GeneralRe: I have no real control over how my software is used Pin
Daniel Pfeffer17-Oct-19 9:05
professionalDaniel Pfeffer17-Oct-19 9:05 
GeneralPropose new straw poll Pin
_Flaviu15-Oct-19 22:18
Member_Flaviu15-Oct-19 22:18 
GeneralRe: Propose new straw poll Pin
Nelek15-Oct-19 22:31
protectorNelek15-Oct-19 22:31 
Generalit depends A LOT of the context... Pin
Nelek15-Oct-19 20:47
protectorNelek15-Oct-19 20:47 
GeneralRe: it depends A LOT of the context... Pin
Viktor Kovács15-Oct-19 21:59
MemberViktor Kovács15-Oct-19 21:59 
GeneralRe: it depends A LOT of the context... Pin
Greg Utas16-Oct-19 5:50
mvaGreg Utas16-Oct-19 5:50 
GeneralWhat kind of software do you write? Pin
JSilvers15-Oct-19 8:20
professionalJSilvers15-Oct-19 8:20 
GeneralRe: What kind of software do you write? Pin
Nelek15-Oct-19 20:57
protectorNelek15-Oct-19 20:57 
GeneralNo idea Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan15-Oct-19 5:19
mveAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan15-Oct-19 5:19 
GeneralRe: No idea Pin
Ravi Bhavnani15-Oct-19 5:36
professionalRavi Bhavnani15-Oct-19 5:36 
GeneralRe: No idea Pin
Johnny J.15-Oct-19 23:42
professionalJohnny J.15-Oct-19 23:42 
GeneralToo subjective Pin
Nathan Minier15-Oct-19 1:55
professionalNathan Minier15-Oct-19 1:55 
GeneralNever mind my software... Pin
Formerly 11521271 Member14-Oct-19 23:33
professionalFormerly 11521271 Member14-Oct-19 23:33 
GeneralRe: Never mind my software... Pin
Gary Wheeler15-Oct-19 1:51
MemberGary Wheeler15-Oct-19 1:51 
GeneralNo opinion Pin
Andrew Leeder14-Oct-19 23:26
MemberAndrew Leeder14-Oct-19 23:26 
GeneralUhm, did i get it right??? Pin
maze314-Oct-19 22:19
professionalmaze314-Oct-19 22:19 
QuestionAfrican political Context Pin
devenv.exe14-Oct-19 20:22
professionaldevenv.exe14-Oct-19 20:22 
AnswerRe: African political Context Pin
Allister Beharry18-Oct-19 10:56
MemberAllister Beharry18-Oct-19 10:56 
Exactly. What constitutes an illegal action isn't always an immoral one.
GeneralAll of the above? Pin
PIEBALDconsult14-Oct-19 17:05
professionalPIEBALDconsult14-Oct-19 17:05 

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