Quoting <20000601225439.A9333 at alf2.tcd.ie>
by Steffen Higel <higels at tcd.ie>:
> That was a slightly shortened version. But the idea is there. I have two
> problems with this:
> a) I think that such robbery is morally unsound.
> b) I write a lot of software, some of it for other companies, some
> just for my own amusement.
> This is obviously A Bad Thing. I am writing to the list to ask if
> anyone has signed anything similair, do companies really enforce
> them and is there any way I can get around having to sign to that
> (bar not taking the job).
Companies put all sorts of things they know they can't enforce into
contracts, licences, etc. Negotiate the contract terms - if they won't
negotiate, then don't sign the contract. Work somewhere else.
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"That's a malicious rumour. I'll run over anyone who repeats it."
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