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California Passes Comprehensive Social-Media Privacy Laws
Posted on 7 Sep 2012 by Margaret (Molly) DiBianca

California is now the third state to pass legislation banning employers from requesting or requiring the social-networking passwords of employees and applicants. The bill was passed by the state Assembly on Wednesday, reports the WSJ Blog . Maryland was... Read More

Password-Privacy Bill Approved by N.J. Assembly
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by Margaret (Molly) DiBianca

The New Jersey Assembly passed that State's version of a password-privacy law yesterday by a vote of 77-0. The Bill, AB 2878 , is now sent to the State's Senate, reports NJ.com . Much like the Delaware Workplace Privacy Act , which currently is... Read More

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