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Social Media Privacy Protection Act Pending in Pennsylvania
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by Philip Miles

The Social Media Privacy Protection Act (available here) is new legislation pending in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The proposed legislation is a response to the near-universal outrage over employers requesting Facebook and other social media passwords... Read More

PA bill will protect privacy of employee social media passwords
Posted on 7 Jul 2012 by Eric Meyer

On June 18, 2012, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives introduced the Social Media Privacy Protection Act , which would protect the privacy of employee online user names and passwords. Which PA employers does this bill cover? All of them. More... Read More

PA Judge Provides Social Media Discovery Rundown
Posted on 12 Jul 2012 by Philip Miles

In Trail v. Lesko (opinion here) , Allegheny County Judge Wettick provided a great resource for anyone researching social media discovery issues. Judge Wettick authored a 20-page opinion, running through nine Pennsylvania state court decisions addressing... Read More

  • Blog Post: PA bill will protect privacy of employee social media passwords

    On June 18, 2012, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives introduced the Social Media Privacy Protection Act , which would protect the privacy of employee online user names and passwords. Which PA employers does this bill cover? All of them. More specifically, "a person engaged in a business...
  • Blog Post: Social Media Privacy Protection Act Pending in Pennsylvania

    The Social Media Privacy Protection Act (available here) is new legislation pending in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The proposed legislation is a response to the near-universal outrage over employers requesting Facebook and other social media passwords from job applicants . The Act is short and...
  • Blog Post: PA Judge Provides Social Media Discovery Rundown

    In Trail v. Lesko (opinion here) , Allegheny County Judge Wettick provided a great resource for anyone researching social media discovery issues. Judge Wettick authored a 20-page opinion, running through nine Pennsylvania state court decisions addressing discovery of social media in litigation: [The...