New Federal Law Will Bar Employer Demands For Online Passwords

A few weeks ago, as reported here , Maryland became the first state to pass legislation that would ban employers from demanding that employees or job candidates turn over their social media passwords. Could a federal law be soon to follow? Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) has introduced legislation...

Fed. Legislation, SNOPA, Would Prohibit Facebook Snooping

Employers who request an employee's or job applicant's Facebook password continue to face pushback in legislatures across the country. As I posted last week, several states have introduced bills that would prohibit this type of coerced Facebook access . These states are following Maryland's...

Facebook-Privacy Laws: Update

Legislation, both state and federal, prohibiting employers from requesting an employee's or applicant's password continues to make progress. In Particular, the pending bills in California and New Jersey passed to the next level of their respective legislatures yesterday. The first two federal...