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The Dominos Have Begun To Fall: Statutory Protection for Facebook Passwords

In March, the revelation that the Maryland Department of Corrections was requiring prospective employees to provide their Facebook passwords during their interviews touched off a firestorm of controversy in the press.  In response, senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Charles Schumer (D-NY) asked the Department of Justice and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to determine whether the practice violated any current federal laws, with the intent of introducing legislation to make it illegal, if it is not already. Read More ›