Apparently my lack of any particular interest in the following things is like farting in nerd church:
- Doctor Who
- Amanda Palmer
- Brian Blessed
Nothing personal against any of these people/things. I just don’t really “get” them.
I asked this question on Twitter yesterday and got a wider range of responses than I expected, although from a limited number of people. So I wondered what others would think.
Say you sell virtual machines and a customer says:
My service allows journalists and others inside repressive regimes to get their stories out. My IP address is being blocked by one of these repressive regimes. Can you switch it for another one?
Would you grant that request?
Assume you have never heard of their service or anyone that uses it, have no independent verification of what whether they are saying is true, and haven’t yet looked for any.
Responses so far could roughly be grouped as:
What would you do?