Thursday, June 28, 2012

California bill blocks pre-employment requests for social media passwords

"As businesses, public agencies and colleges continue to request social media account user names and passwords from students and job seekers, two Bay Area lawmakers are pushing bills to stop the practice.

Yesterday, the Assembly Judiciary Committee unanimously approved Senate Bill 1349, authored by state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, that prohibits public and private colleges and universities in the state from requesting the information.
Today, the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee will consider Assembly Bill 1844, authored by Assemblywoman Nora Campos, D-San Jose."

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