California First to Endorse Comprehensive Social Media Privacy Law - ABC News
Dave Gullo stashed this in privacy
❝ Starting Jan. 1, 2013, California will be the first state to enact comprehensive social media privacy legislation, officials say.
Bill number SB 1349, authored by state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco-San Mateo, provides protections for students and applicants at colleges and universities throughout California. And bill number AB 1844, authored by Assemblywoman Nora Campos, gives the same protections for employees and job applicants. Some employers have demanded that job applicants provide passwords to their private Facebook accounts in order to seek more information ...
Yay! One for Team Good Guy!
Net net will anything be different for most of us?
Surely if employers are asking for Facebook passwords, they should also be asking for private email
Often they do. Not good.